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Basler Early Origins



The surname Basler was first found in Switzerland, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. The name derives form the designation Baseler, a person from the Swiss city of Basel.

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Basler Spelling Variations


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Basler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bessel, Bessele, Beszel, Bezsel, Bessl, Bessli and many more.

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Basler Early History


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Basler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Basler research. Another 300 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1494, 1672, 1749, 1784, 1786, 1813, and 1846 are included under the topic Early Basler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Basler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Basler Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time with the surname Basler were Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (1784-1846), a German astronomer, who was summoned by the King of Prussia to build...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Basler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Basler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henrich Basler came to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Henrich Basler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Ulrich Basler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Conrad Basler arrived in Carolina in 1738 with his wife and child
  • Jacob Basler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Basler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Basler, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1845
  • Mich Basler, who landed in Texas in 1846
  • Michael Basler arrived in Texas in 1846
  • Christoph Basler, who arrived in America in 1848
  • Anne Christine Basler, who arrived in America in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Basler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Basler (post 1700)



  • Kyle Basler (b. 1982), American NFL football punter
  • Carl Basler, American founder of Basler Electric, based in Highland, Illinois in 1942
  • Roy Basler (1906-1989), American historian, noted for editing the collected works of Abraham Lincoln
  • Otto Basler (1892-1975), German philologist
  • Mario Basler (b. 1968), German former football winger and current manager

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    11. ...

    The Basler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Basler Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 September 2013 at 08:31.

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