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Diesel Early Origins



The surname Diesel was first found in Bavaria, where the name Diesel emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. Since the 13th century the surname was identified with important social and economic advancements which made this territory an important contributor to the development of the great nation of Germany.

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Diesel Spelling Variations


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Diesel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Diesel, Diesl, Diessel, Diesell, Diessler, Diesslen, Diesslel, Diesler, Dieslel, Dieslen, Dieselle, Dieseller, Diesele and many more.

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Diesel Early History


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Diesel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Diesel research. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1692 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Diesel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Diesel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Diesel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Diesel 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:

Diesel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Fred Diesel, who came to Philadelphia in 1806
  • Andreas Diesel arrived in St. Clare County, Illinois in 1851
  • Andreas Diesel, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1851
  • Martin Diesel came to Philadelphia in 1868

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Contemporary Notables of the name Diesel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Diesel (post 1700)



  • Vin Diesel (b. 1967), stage name of Mark Sinclair, an American actor, writer, director and producer, best known for his roles as Dominic Toretto in The Fast and the Furious film series and Richard B. Riddick in The Chronicles of Riddick trilogy
  • Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel (1858-1913), German engineer and inventor of the eponymous "diesel" internal combustion engine, which completely revolutionized the transportation industry
  • Juergen Diesel (b. 1926), German Ambassador to Switzerland (1973-77) and Czechoslovakia (1977-82)
  • Johnny Diesel (b. 1966), award-winning Australian musician

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. 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. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
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    The Diesel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Diesel 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 26 August 2015 at 10:30.

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