The ancestral home of the Alesinna family is Bavaria
. Alesinna is a local
name for a person who lived in Frankfurt, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.The family name Alesinna can be traced back to the Middle Ages, when this area was a region characterized by feudalism
Early Origins of the Alesinna family
The surname Alesinna was first found in Frankfurt, where the family name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their quest to enhance their power.
Early History of the Alesinna family
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Alesinna Spelling Variations
Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia
. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations
of Alesinna include Alesina, Allisina, Allesyna, Allesinna, Alesinna and others.
Early Notables of the Alesinna family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Alesinna family to the New World and Oceana
Between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries, German settlers arrived in North America by the thousands. Persecution based on religion and poverty were great motivators in this large-scale migration. So too was the opportunity for tenant
farmers to own their own land. Ample land and opportunity awaited the settlers who went to such states as Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California, as well as Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Alesinna or a variant listed above: settlers who established themselves along the eastern seaboard of United States and in Canada during the 18th and 19th centuries.