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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 came to Scott Co. IA in 1879
  • Hans Nissen, who arrived in Iowa in 1884
  • John J, Nissen Jr., who landed in Iowa in 1886

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, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Hermann von Beckerath"

Nissen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Antoinette Nissen, aged 23, a farm servant, 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)



  • S. David Nissen, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Wayne County 4th District, 1961
  • Robert S. Nissen, American politician, Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives from Forsyth County, 1903-04
  • 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
  • Gustaf B. Nissen, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Massachusetts State Attorney General, 1958
  • Carolyn Nissen, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1996; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1996
  • George P. Nissen (b. 1914), American gymnast and inventor who developed the modern trampoline
  • 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



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. 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 19 October 2015 at 10:55.

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