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Kiesling History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Dutch , German


The Kiesling surname derives from the Old High German word "kisil," meaning "pebble," or "gravel." The name may have been a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of pebbles or gravel; or it may have evolved from any of several places named with this word.


Early Origins of the Kiesling family


The surname Kiesling was first found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Kiesling family


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Kiesling Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Kissling, Kisslling, Kisslings, Kisslinges, Kissllings, Kisling, Kislinge, Kislinges, Kisslinge, Kiisling, Kiisslings, Kisslinger and many more.

Early Notables of the Kiesling family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Kiesling family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kiesling Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joh Christoph Kiesling, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [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)
  • George Kiesling, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1766 [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 Kiesling, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1766 [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 Kiesling, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1766
  • George Kiesling, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1766
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kiesling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich Kiesling, who settled in Philadelphia in 1801
  • Friederich Kiesling, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1801
  • Ernst Kiesling, who settled in Galveston, TX in 1854
  • Anna Hanske Kiesling, who arrived in Texas in 1854
  • Johann Kiesling, who arrived in Texas in 1854 [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.)

Kiesling Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • E. H. Kiesling, who arrived in Iowa in 1907

Contemporary Notables of the name Kiesling (post 1700)


  • Scott Fabius Kiesling, American associate professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Pittsburgh
  • John Brady Kiesling, American former diplomat
  • Walter Andrew Kiesling (1903-1962), American football player and coach
  • Michael Kiesling (b. 1957), German board game designer

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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)


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