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The Eyser 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

Eyser Early Origins



The surname Eyser was first found in Bavaria, where the name Eyser 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.

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Eyser Spelling Variations


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Eyser Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eiser, Eiserer, Eyser, Ayser, Eisser, Eysser and many more.

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Eyser Early History


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Eyser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eyser research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eyser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eyser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eyser Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Eyser 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:

Eyser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Eyser, who came to Philadelphia in 1736
  • Jacob Eyser, aged 21, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1736

Eyser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles John Henry Eyser, who came to Scott Co. IA in 1852

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eyser (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eyser (post 1700)



  • George Eyser (b. 1870), American three time gold, two time sliver and one time bronze Olympic medalist for gymnastics at the 1904 games

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Eyser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eyser 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 23 April 2014 at 10:02.

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