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

Nessel Early Origins



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.

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Nessel Spelling Variations


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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.

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Nessel Early History


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Nessel Early History



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

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Nessel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nessel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Nessel 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:

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, arrived in New York in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nessel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nessel (post 1700)



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

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Nessel Family Crest Products


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Nessel Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Nessel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nessel 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 18 January 2016 at 10:54.

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