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Nielsen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Danish , German , Norwegian , Scottish , Swedish



Migration of the Nielsen family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Nielsen Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jonas Nielsen, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Lorenz Nielsen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1754 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Nielsen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • N Nielsen, aged 12, who landed in New York, NY in 1837 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Neils Tobias Nielsen, aged 7, who landed in New York, NY in 1837 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Oele Nielsen, aged 13, who landed in New York, NY in 1837 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • P Nielsen, aged 5, who landed in New York, NY in 1837 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Enig Nielsen, age 9, who arrived in New York in 1837
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Nielsen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Niels Christian Nielsen, who arrived in Colorado in 1906 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Halger Dines Harald Nielsen, who arrived in Alabama in 1925 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Nielsen Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Niels Ingrord Nielsen, who landed in Halifax or New York in 1883

Nielsen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Hans Nielsen, aged 33, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • Catherine Nielsen, aged 42, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • Lars Nielsen, aged 11, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • Marie Nielsen, aged 8, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • Karen Nielsen, aged 6, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Nielsen (post 1700)


  • Arthur Charles Nielsen Sr. (1897-1980), American market analyst, founder of ACNielsen company in 1923, known for the eponymous Nielsen ratings, audience measurement systems
  • Kirstjen Michele Nielsen (b. 1972), American attorney and national security expert, 6th United States Secretary of Homeland Security (2017-)
  • Dr. Jerri Lin Nielsen (1952-2009), American physician, Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station doctor in 1998
  • Alice Nielsen (1870-1943), American Broadway performer and operatic soprano
  • Iener W. Nielsen, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948, 1952 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harry Nielsen, American Democrat politician, Member of Iowa State House of Representatives from Monona County; Elected 1950 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Hans Christian Nielsen (b. 1850), American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Hartlepool, 1897-99; West Hartlepool, 1899-1911 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Gordon N. Nielsen, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives from Montcalm County, 1950 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Connie Nielsen, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Christian K. Nielsen, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Freetown, 1943 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 35 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Nielsen family



Hindenburg LZ-129

  • Mr. Christian Nielsen (1910-1937), German Navigator  from Sylt, Germany, who worked on board the Hindenburg LZ-129 and survived the Airship Fire [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Hindenburg Disaster Passenger List | Airships.net. (Retrieved 2014, April 11) . Retrieved from http://www.airships.net/hindenburg/disaster/hindenburg-passenger-list/

USS Arizona

  • Mr. Floyd Theadore Nielsen, American Carpenter's Mate Third Class from Utah, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking

Suggested Readings for the name Nielsen


  • Descendants of Hans Jorgen Thomsen and Ane Kjerstine Ditlevsen of Kjes, Denmark by Frances Hansen Ehrig.

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Citations


  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 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Hindenburg Disaster Passenger List | Airships.net. (Retrieved 2014, April 11) . Retrieved from http://www.airships.net/hindenburg/disaster/hindenburg-passenger-list/


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