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Nissen Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Nisn, from Hebrew nisan, the Jewish month during which Passover takes place, originally given to boys born in that month. Compare Oder and Nissan. German and Danish: patronymic from the Scandinavian personal name Nis, variant of Nils (see Nicholas).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Nissan, Niesen, Nilsen, Nessen, Niessen, Ipsen, Jessen, Bissen

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Nissen Family Origin

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Nissen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Cigar Maker

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nissen family was Cigar Maker. The most common Nissen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Nissen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nissen.

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Nissen Historical Records

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Nissen Life Expectancy

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