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The colorful history of Saxony provides a glimpse at the oldest origins of the Löser family. In the medieval era, the German lands were inhabited by a variety of Barbarian tribes. The ancient dukedom of Saxony derived its name from the Germanic tribe name the Saxons who inhabited the territory after the fall of the Roman Empire.

Löser Early Origins



The surname Löser was first found in Saxony, where the name 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. The oldest form of the name is Loeser or Lesar, which stems from Lazarus and the Hebrew names Eleazer and Elieser.

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Löser Spelling Variations


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Löser Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leser, Lesser, Lesserer, Leserer, Leyser, Leyserer, Layserer, Layser, Loeser and many more.

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Löser Early History


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Löser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Löser research. Another 281 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1745, 1325 and 1876 are included under the topic Early Löser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Löser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Löser Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Löser at this time were Matthia Loeser (15th century), who was not only provost of Klemberg and the Chancellor of Saxony, but was an important...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Löser 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:

Löser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Christian Loser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1741
  • Johan Jacob Loser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1741
  • J George Friederich Loser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Anna Margaretha Loser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Anna Margaretha Loser, who made her home in Pennsylvania in 1754

Löser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Angelica Loser, who arrived in New York from Bremen in 1861
  • Elisabeth Loser, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1894
  • Emil Loser, aged 21, who emigrated to America, in 1894
  • Johann Loser, aged 75, who landed in America, in 1896

Löser Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hugo G. Loser, aged 22, who landed in America from Copenhagen, in 1903
  • Jan Loser, aged 30, who settled in America from Rowno, Russia, in 1907
  • Henriette Loser, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States from Obersitzko, Germany, in 1907
  • Bernard Loser, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States from St. Gallen, Switzerland, in 1912
  • Clara Loser, aged 4, who settled in America from Berlin, Germany, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Löser (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Löser (post 1700)



  • Joseph Carlton Loser (1892-1984), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1944, 1952, 1960; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 5th District, 1957-63

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    11. ...

    The Löser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Löser 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.

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