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Nissen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Nissen family


The surname Nissen was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. This ancient family is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.

Early History of the Nissen family


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Nissen Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Nissen, Nissan, Nissensohn, Nissenson, Nisenzon, Nisenzon, Nissengold, Nissngold, Nislgold, Nisselgold, Nissenbaum, Nissnbaum and many more.

Early Notables of the Nissen family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Nissen family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Nissen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Christian Nissen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1657

Nissen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hans Nissen, who arrived in New Orleans in 1853
  • Peter Nissen, who was naturalized in Scott County, Iowa in 1866
  • Alexander Nissen, who settled in Scott Co. IA in 1879
  • Hans Nissen, who arrived in Iowa in 1884 [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)
  • John J, Nissen Jr., who landed in Iowa in 1886 [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)

Nissen Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Anna Nissen, who arrived in Quebec in 1875
  • Johan Nissen, who settled in Quebec in 1875

Nissen Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Georg Nissen, aged 27, a storekeeper, who arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Hermann von Beckerath" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HERMANN VON BECKERATH 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847HermanVonBeckerath.htm

Nissen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Antoinette Nissen, aged 23, a farm servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "England" in 1872

Contemporary Notables of the name Nissen (post 1700)


  • George P. Nissen (b. 1914), American gymnast and inventor who developed the modern trampoline
  • S. David Nissen, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Wayne County 4th District, 1961 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Robert S. Nissen, American politician, Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives from Forsyth County, 1903-04 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John P. Nissen, American politician, Member of North Carolina House of Commons from Forsyth County, 1862-63; Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives from Forsyth County, 1870-72 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Gustaf B. Nissen, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Massachusetts State Attorney General, 1958 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carolyn Nissen, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1996; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1996 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Sönke Nissen (1870-1923), German industrialist and philanthropist
  • Rudolf Nissen (1896-1981), German surgeon and inventor of the Nissen fundoplication
  • Hans Joerg Nissen (b. 1935), German archaeologist
  • Peter Norman Nissen, Canadian mining engineer, who developed the prefabricated shelter called the Nissen hut in 1916

Historic Events for the Nissen family



Bismarck

  • Harry Nissen (1922-1941), German Matrose who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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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. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HERMANN VON BECKERATH 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847HermanVonBeckerath.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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