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The distinguished surname Senn is an occupational name. It is derived from the Middle High German word "Senn," meaning "farmhand" or "milker of cows." The name was likely first borne by a farmhand, then passed down to his descendants as a surname.

Senn Early Origins



The surname Senn was first found in Northern Switzerland, where the name Senn emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the canto of Aargau. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Senn Spelling Variations


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Senn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sen, Senn and others.

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Senn Early History


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Senn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Senn research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1790, 1799, 1873, and 1881 are included under the topic Early Senn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Senn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Senn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Senn 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:

Senn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jacob Senn, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1736
  • Hans Jacob Senn, who arrived in America in 1736 [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)
  • Heini Senn, who arrived in America in 1736 [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)
  • Barbara Senn, who landed in America in 1751 [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)
  • Jacob Senn, who landed in America in 1788 [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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Senn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nicholas Senn, aged 7, who landed in Wisconsin in 1851 [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)
  • Martin Senn, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1859 [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 Senn, who setted in St. Clair County, Illinois in 1859
  • John Senn, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1863 [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)
  • Anton Senn, who settled in Ohio in 1867
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Senn Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Joseph Senn U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Senn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Senn (post 1700)



  • Rear Admiral Thomas Jones Senn (1871-1947), American Naval officer, recipient of the Navy Cross
  • Nicholas Senn (1844-1908), American surgeon, instructor, and founder of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, President of the American Medical Association (1897-1898), eponym of Senn High School in Chicago
  • Jordan Senn (b. 1984), American NFL football linebacker who plated from 2008 to 2014
  • Frank Colvin Senn (b. 1943), American pastor and liturgist of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America
  • Deborah Mandel Senn (b. 1949), American politician, 7th Washington State Insurance Commissioner (1993-2001)
  • Christian G. "Chris" Senn, American video game designer, best known for his work on Sonic X-treme
  • William Franklin "Bill" Senn (1905-1973), professional American football running back who played from 1926 to 1934
  • Chris Senn (b. 1972), American professional skateboarder, two-time world champion
  • Alfred Erich Senn (b. 1932), American professor emeritus of history at the University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Henry C. Senn, American politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Winnebago County 1st District, 1902 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 15 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



  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. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  7. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  8. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
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The Senn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Senn 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.

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