Nissen Family History
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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