Deiss History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Deiss family

The surname Deiss was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Important Dates for the Deiss family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Deiss research. Another 106 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1718 and 1722 are included under the topic Early Deiss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Deiss Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Diessbach, Diesbach, Diessbachh, Diesbachh, Diessbache, Diesbache, Diessbacher, Diesbacher and many more.

Early Notables of the Deiss family (pre 1700)

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Deiss migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Deiss Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johannes Deiss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1741 [1]
  • Peter Deiss, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1741 [1]
  • Michael Deiss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Christian Deiss, who settled in Philadelphia in 1753
Deiss Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Anna Deiss, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1811
  • Henry Deiss, who landed in Maryland in 1832 [1]
  • Daniel Deiss, who settled in Baltimore in 1833
  • Christine Barbara Deiss, who arrived in North America in 1853
  • John Deiss, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Deiss (post 1700)

  • Joseph Jay Deiss (1912-1999), American author, businessman, historian and archaeologist
  • Marcel Deiss, French wine grower and producer in the Alsace wine region of France
  • Joseph Deiss (b. 1946), Swiss economist, President of the United Nations General Assembly (2010-2011), President of Switzerland in 2004

Citations

  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)
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