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The Nass name is habitational, derived from any of several places called Nesse in Oldenburg and Friesland.

Nass Early Origins



The surname Nass was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Nass Spelling Variations


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Nass Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ness, Nes, Nesser, Nesse, Nessen, Nessel, Nest, Nesh, Neste, Netz, Nas, Nass, Nos, Noss and many more.

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Nass Early History


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Nass Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nass research. Another 293 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1645, 1655, 1771, and 1841 are included under the topic Early Nass History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nass Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nass Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Nass Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Nass Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Nass, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Matheas Nass, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Philip Jacob Nass, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Peter Nass, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753

Nass Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Salome Nass went to Baltimore in 1832 at the age of 46
  • Christliebe Nass, aged 60, landed in America in 1843
  • Dorothea Sophie Nass, who arrived in America in 1843
  • Dorothea C Nass, aged 48, landed in America in 1845
  • Peter Nass went to Pennsylvania in 1851
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Nass Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Gustav Nass, who landed in Alabama in 1928

Nass Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Christoff Nass, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nass (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nass (post 1700)



  • Jacob Nass, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Bronx County 4th District, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1942
  • Connie Kay Nass, American Republican politician, Indiana State Auditor, 1998-2006
  • Carl W. Nass, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 15th District, 1920

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Nass Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nass Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 12 November 2015 at 10:55.

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