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Multiple Origins for the Surname Nilsen


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Nilsen Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Nilsen Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jonas Nilsen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1743
  • Margaret Nilsen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1743

Nilsen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • H Nilsen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • T Nilsen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Nils Greger Nilsen, who landed in Minnesota in 1865
  • Anna Christensen Nilsen, who landed in Minnesota in 1867
  • Harry Nilsen, who landed in Mississippi in 1893

Nilsen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Lars Nilsen, who landed in Mississippi in 1905
  • Niels Nilsen, who arrived in Alabama in 1917

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nilsen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nilsen (post 1700)



  • Norman O. Nilsen, American Democrat politician, Oregon commissioner of labor, 1955-
  • Vidar Nilsen (b. 1970), American Hollywood writer
  • Siri Nilsen, American-Norwegian singer, song-writer, voice actress, and dancer
  • Anders Nilsen (b. 1973), popular American artist and graphic novelist
  • Werner “Scotty” Nilsen (1904-1992), former Norwegian American soccer player
  • Rolf Just Nilsen (1931-1981), Norwegian singer and actor
  • Harald Christian Strand Nilsen (b. 1971), retired Norwegian alpine skier
  • Ole-Jørgen Nilsen (1936-2008), Norwegian actor
  • Hans Jacob Nilsen (1897-1957), Norwegian actor, theatre director and film director
  • Bjørn Nilsen (b. 1934), Norwegian poet and television producer
  • ... (Another 18 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    11. ...

    The Nilsen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nilsen 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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