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The distinguished German surname Cantzlier 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."

Cantzlier Early Origins



The surname Cantzlier was first found in Swabia, where it is thought to have emerged; the earliest known documents of a variation of the name Cantzlier date back to 1209, when Heinr. cognomento Cancellarius was recorded to be living in Worms, in the Rhineland region. The young Cantzlier 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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Cantzlier Spelling Variations


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Cantzlier Spelling Variations



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

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Cantzlier Early History


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Cantzlier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cantzlier 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 Cantzlier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cantzlier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cantzlier Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cantzlier 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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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
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    The Cantzlier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cantzlier 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 3 March 2014 at 14:56.

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