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The distinguished German surname Cansler is of two possible origins. Firstly, it is derived from the Middle High German "kanzelaere," meaning "a superior of an office or of a military orderly-room." Alternatively, it is derived from the Latin "cancellarius," meaning "chancellor."

Cansler Early Origins



The surname Cansler was first found in Swabia, where it is thought to have emerged; the earliest known documents of a variation of the name Cansler date back to 1209, when Heinr. cognomento Cancellarius was recorded to be living in Worms, in the Rhineland region. The young Cansler family played a major role in the history of the region, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval German society.

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Cansler Spelling Variations


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Cansler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kanzler, Kantzler, Kenzler, Kentzler, Kanzier, Cansler, Canzler, Cantzler and many more.

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Cansler Early History


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Cansler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cansler research. Another 315 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1348, 1352, 1384, 1572, 1730, 1290, 1780 and 1864 are included under the topic Early Cansler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cansler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cansler Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cansler 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 or some of its variants were: Bernard Kanzler, who settled in Philadelphia in 1804; Michael Kanzler and his wife Richarda Hafele, who emigrated from Herbolzheim to Venezuela in 1842.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
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    The Cansler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cansler 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 27 September 2017 at 15:55.

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