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Nissen Early Origins



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.

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Nissen Spelling Variations


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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.

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Nissen Early History


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Nissen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nissen research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1710, 1761, 1763, and 1826 are included under the topic Early Nissen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nissen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nissen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nissen 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:

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 setted 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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nissen (post 1700)


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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

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Citations


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  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

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
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The Nissen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nissen 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 24 April 2017 at 18:02.

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