Nussbaum History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Nussbaum family

The surname Nussbaum was first found in Mecklenburg, where the name Nussbaum contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the Nussbaum family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs.

Early History of the Nussbaum family

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Nussbaum Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Nussbaum, Nusbaum, Nussbbaum, Nussbaumm, Nusbaumm, Mussbaum, Mussbaum, Nussbaumes, Nussbaums, Nusbaumes, Nusbaums and many more.

Early Notables of the Nussbaum family (pre 1700)

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Nussbaum Ranking

In the United States, the name Nussbaum is the 8,449th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Nussbaum is ranked the 7,920th most popular surname with an estimated 1,000 - 1,500 people with that name. [2]


United States Nussbaum migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Nussbaum Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Benedict Nussbaum, his wife and two children, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Benedict Nussbaum, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743 [3]
  • Jacob Nussbaum, who settled in America in 1750
  • John Nussbaum, who landed in Frederick County, Maryland in 1796 [3]
Nussbaum Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Hans Nussbaum, who arrived in Ohio in 1817
  • Franz Josef Nussbaum, who settled in America in 1837
  • Franz Josef Nussbaum, who arrived in North America in 1837 [3]
  • Elisa Nussbaum, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1846 [3]
  • Esther Nussbaum, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Nussbaum (post 1700) +

  • Bernard William Nussbaum (1937-2022), American attorney, best known for having served as White House Counsel under President Bill Clinton
  • Myer Nussbaum, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1893; Member of New York State Senate 29th District, 1896-98 [4]
  • Toby Nussbaum, American Democratic Party politician, Presidential Elector for New York, 1992 [4]
  • Myer Nussbaum, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1893; Member of New York State Senate 29th District, 1896-98. Cross-reference: William J. Grattan [4]
  • Irwin Nussbaum, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from New York County 4th District, 1933 [4]
  • Adam Nussbaum (b. 1955), American jazz drummer
  • Arthur Nussbaum (1877-1964), German legal scholar
  • Adolf Nussbaum (1885-1962), German surgeon and orthopaedist
  • Fritz Nussbaum (1879-1966), Swiss geographer

RMS Lusitania
  • Mr. Samuel Nussbaum, Swiss Soup Cook from Liverpool, England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking [5]
Triangle Waist Company
  • Miss Sadie Nussbaum (b. 1893), American Jewish garment worker who was working at Triangle Waist Company factory at the Asch building in Greenwich Village on the 25th March 1911 when fire broke out; she died in the fire [6]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  3. ^ 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)
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  5. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 7) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/
  6. ^ Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (retrieved on 3rd August 2021.) Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triangle_Shirtwaist_Factory_fire


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