The Eysser 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 Eysser family
The surname Eysser was first found in Bavaria
, where the name Eysser 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 Eysser family
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Eysser Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Eiser, Eiserer, Eyser, Ayser, Eisser, Eysser and many more.
Early Notables of the Eysser family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Eysser family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Eysser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Friedrich Eysser, who arrived in North America in 1777