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Multiple Origins for the Surname Cassel


German


Cassel Early Origins



The surname Cassel was first found in Bavaria, where the name Cassell was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Cassel Spelling Variations


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Cassel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cassell, Cassel, Casell, Casselle, Casselles, Casel, Casele, Cassele, Caselle, Cussell, Cossell, Kassell and many more.

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Cassel Early History


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Cassel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cassel research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cassel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cassel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cassel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cassel 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:

Cassel Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Johannes Cassel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1686
  • Arnold Cassel, who settled in Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1691
  • Arnold Cassel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1691-1692

Cassel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Alexis Nicolas Cassel, who came to Louisiana in 1720
  • William Cassel, aged 20, landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Christian Cassel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1760

Cassel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Cassel, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1822
  • Patrick Cassel, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1846
  • Benjamin Cassel, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850

Cassel Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Edward Cassel, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cassel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cassel (post 1700)



  • Seymour Joseph Cassel (b. 1935), American actor
  • Matt Cassel (b. 1982), American football quarterback
  • Vincent Cassel (b. 1966), award-winning French actor probably best known to English-speaking audiences through his performances in the Ocean's trilogy
  • Jean-Pierre Cassel (1932-2007), French actor
  • Karl Gustav Cassel (1866-1945), Swedish economist and professor of economics at Stockholm University
  • Sir Ernest Joseph Cassel GCB, GCMG, GCVO, PC (1852-1921), German-born British merchant banker and capitalist

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Cassel Family Crest Products


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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. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Cassel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cassel 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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