The surname Esser was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
Early History of the Esser family
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Esser Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Essen, Essendorf, Essendorffer, Essenius, Esser, Esserden, Essellen and many more.
Early Notables of the Esser family (pre 1700)
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Janice Ferri Esser, American seven-time Daytime Emmy Award winning and five-time Writers Guild of America Award winning writer, known for her work on the daytime television serials The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful
Clarence Joseph Esser (1921-2009), American NFL football end for the Chicago Cardinals in 1947
Bernard Esser (1840-1901), German-born, American farmer, businessman, and politician who served in the Wisconsin State Assembly and was a Democrat in 1883
P. Boice Esser, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1959-64 
Michael Esser, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 2012 
Luke Esser, American Republican politician, Washington Republican State Chair, 2008; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2008 
Fred R. Esser, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Arizona, 1980 
Heinrich Joseph Esser (1818-1872), German violinist, influential conductor and composer
Franz Esser (1900-1982), German international footballer who played for the Germany National Team in 1922
Irene Sofía Esser Quintero (b. 1991), Venezuelan actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder, Miss Venezuela 2011
^ 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)