metonymic surname; it is derived from the principle object associated with the occupation of the original holder. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the German word "kezzel," which in turn comes from the Old German word "kezzil," which means "kettle" or "cauldron."
Early Origins of the Kässler family
Rhineland, where the family became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was sought by the princes of the region. Chronicles first mention Erbo Kesseler of Strasbourg in 1261, and Hans Kesseler of Breslau, Silesia, in 1384.
Early History of the Kässler family
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Kässler Spelling Variations
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Early Notables of the Kässler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kässler family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kässler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Kässler (post 1700)
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