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Early Origins of the Amsler family

The surname Amsler was first found in Germany, where the name Amsler came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.

Early History of the Amsler family

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Amsler Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Amstel, Amstall, Amsler, Amsteller, Amstellen, Amstelern, Amsten, Amstahl, Amstaal and many more.

Early Notables of the Amsler family

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United States Amsler migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Amsler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Hans W. Amsler, who settled in Philadelphia in 1817
  • Henry Amsler, who settled in Iowa in 1886
  • Adolph Amsler, who arrived in Oregon in 1890

Contemporary Notables of the name Amsler (post 1700) +

  • Chuck Amsler, American researcher, eponym of Amsler Island, Antarctica
  • Charles Martin "Marty" Amsler (b. 1942), American former NFL defensive end who played from 1966 to 1971
  • Marc Amsler (1891-1968), Swiss professor of ophthalmology at der Zurich Eye Clinic at the University of Zurich who developed the Amsler grid in 1945, a grid of horizontal and vertical lines used to monitor a person's central visual field on Facebook