Blaser History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished surname Blaser is German in origin. It is derived from the Middle High German "blasaere," meaning "trumpeter," and was most likely first borne by someone who played a wind instrument.

Early Origins of the Blaser family

The surname Blaser was first found in Austria, where the Blaes family became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Blaser family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blaser research. Another 84 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1574 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Blaser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Blaser Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Blaes, Blaesing, Blaesveldt, Blaedt, Blaesen, Blaesenaur, Blaeser, Blaesinger, Blaesern, Blaise, Blasshorn, Blaser and many more.

Early Notables of the Blaser family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Blaser Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Blaser migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Blaser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Anna Margaretha Blaser, aged 2, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Catherina Blaser, aged 11, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Christian Blaser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Hans Matz Blaser, aged 6, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Johan Adam Blaser, aged 13, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Blaser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Niclaus Blaser, aged 26, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1850 [1]
  • Johann Blaser, who arrived in Kentucky in 1886 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Blaser (post 1700) +

  • William L. Blaser (1923-2018), American businessman and politician who served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1965 to 1967
  • Cory Steven Blaser (b. 1981), American Major League Baseball umpire who umpired his first major league game on April 24, 2010
  • Martin J. Blaser MD (b. 1948), American Frederick H. King Professor of Internal Medicine, Chairman, Department of Medicine, and Professor of Microbiology at New York University School of Medicine
  • Robin Francis Blaser (1925-2009), American author and poet, recipient of the Griffin Poetry Prize (2008)
  • E. W. Blaser, American Republican politician, Candidate for Missouri State House of Representatives from Bates County, 1954 [2]
  • Horst Blaser, German founder of Blaser Jagdwaffen GmbH, a German firearms manufacturer of high-end shotguns and rifles in 1957
  • Gustav Bläser (1813-1874), German sculptor
  • Josef Bläser (b. 1952), retired German footballer
  • Robert Blaser (b. 1948), Swiss wrestler who competed in the 1972 Summer Olympics
  • Alfred Blaser (1913-2005), Swiss equestrian who competed in two events at the 1948 Summer Olympics
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  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 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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