Nessel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

Early Origins of the Nessel family

The surname Nessel 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.

Early History of the Nessel family

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Nessel 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.

Early Notables of the Nessel family (pre 1700)

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United States Nessel migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Nessel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Martin Nessel, who settled in New York in 1762
Nessel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Charlotte Nessel, aged 18, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Nessel (post 1700) +

  • A. Nessel, American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 1st District, 1861 [2]

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from on Facebook
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