Seidel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Seidel family

The surname Seidel was first found in Switzerland, where the name has been traced to Swiss origins before the family's emigration to Germany in 1315, gaining 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, most notably in Brandenburg and Silesia, consistently elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Important Dates for the Seidel family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Seidel research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1315, 1533, 1544, 1699, 1729, and 1821 are included under the topic Early Seidel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Seidel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Seidel, Seidell, Seidler, Seider, Seidl, Seiden, Seide, Seydl, Seydel, Seidelmann, Seidelman, Seidemann, Seideman, Seid, Seidt, Seidmann and many more.

Early Notables of the Seidel family (pre 1700)

Notables of the time with the surname Seidel were the descendent of Georg Christoph Seidl, Georg Christoph Gottlieb von Seidl, who was a Prussian privy councillor...
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Seidel migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Seidel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Ernst Seidel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737 [1]
  • Johann Nicolaus Seidel, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1740
  • Nathaniel Seidel, who settled in Philadelphia in 1742
  • Michael Seidel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1742 [1]
  • Nathaniel Seidel, who landed in New York, NY in 1742 [1]
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Seidel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Johann Seidel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1800 [1]
  • Bruno Seidel, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1821 [1]
  • Augustus Seidel, who arrived in New York in 1825 [1]
  • August Seidel, who settled in Texas with his wife Friedricke Heiden in 1846
  • August Seidel, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
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Seidel Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Rosalie Seidel, aged 34, who arrived in America in 1901 [1]
  • Franz Seidel, aged 12, who landed in America in 1901 [1]
  • Anton Seidel, aged 2, who arrived in New York, NY in 1901 [1]
  • Agnes Seidel, aged 3, who arrived in New York, NY in 1901 [1]
  • Alois Seidel, aged 6, who arrived in New York, NY in 1901 [1]
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Seidel migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Seidel Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Christian Seidel, who landed in Quebec in 1850
  • Ernst Alexander Seidel, who arrived in Quebec in 1850

Contemporary Notables of the name Seidel (post 1700)

  • Frederick Seidel (b. 1936), American poet
  • Guenter Seidel, American equestrian rider
  • Thomas C. Seidel, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908; Chair of Berks County Republican Party, 1927 [2]
  • Philip Seidel, American politician, Member of New York American Labor Party Executive Committee, 1945 [2]
  • Leon A. S. Seidel, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 13th District, 1942; Candidate for Circuit Judge in Michigan 7th Circuit, 1953, 1957, 1959 [2]
  • Jean Seidel, American politician, Candidate for Secretary of State of Michigan, 1936, 1938; Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1944, 1948 [2]
  • Herman Seidel, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 6th District, 1909 [2]
  • Emil Seidel (1864-1947), American politician, Social Democratic Candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1902; Mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1910-12; Candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1912 [2]
  • Edmund Seidel, American politician, Member of New York State Senate 22nd District, 1921-22; Candidate for Borough President of Bronx, New York, 1921 [2]
  • Edmund Seidel, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904 [2]
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Seidel family

Bismarck
  • Werner Seidel (1922-1941), German Maschinengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]

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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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
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