The Eisar surname is derived from the Middle High German word "isen" which became the German "eisen," of which mean iron. Thus the name is generally thought to have been an occupational
name for an ironworker, or an ironmonger; however, it may also have been used as a nickname
, which later evolved into a surname
Early Origins of the Eisar family
The surname Eisar was first found in Bavaria
, where the name Eisar 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.
Early History of the Eisar family
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Eisar Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Eiser, Eiserer, Eyser, Ayser, Eisser, Eysser and many more.
Early Notables of the Eisar family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Eisar family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Eyser, who came to Philadelphia in 1736; Heinrich and Peter Eiserbeck, mercenary soldiers from the Revolutionary war, who came to Quebec in 1778.