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Driesse Early Origins



The surname Driesse was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.The name emerged from the earlier name of Vogt de Dreyss; over the years the last half of the name became more prominent in usage.

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Driesse Spelling Variations


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Driesse Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dreyss, Dreyse, Dries, Dreyz, Dreyzen, Dreiss, Dreitz and many more.

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Driesse Early History


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Driesse Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Driesse research. Another 222 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1712 and 1864 are included under the topic Early Driesse History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Driesse Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Driesse Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Barent Driessen, who arrived in New York in 1650; Andreas Dries, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1733; Anna Maria Dries, who settled in Philadelphia in 1733.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. 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).
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Driesse Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Driesse 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 24 December 2013 at 09:08.

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