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Multiple Origins for the Surname Felser


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Felser Early Origins



The surname Felser was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Felser Spelling Variations


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Felser Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Velserman, Velsern, Velser, Welser, Weltzer, Walser, Felser and many more.

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Felser Early History


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Felser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Felser research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1522, 1567, 1651 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Felser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Felser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Felser Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Felser 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:

Felser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Georg Felser, who arrived in Georgia sometime between 1733 and 1783
  • Geo Felser, who arrived in Georgia in 1734
  • George Felser, who setted in Georgia in 1734
  • Geo. Felser, who arrived in Georgia in 1734
  • George Felser, who settled in Georgia in 1734
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Felser (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Felser (post 1700)



  • Larry Felser (1933-2013), American sports columnist and writer for the Buffalo Courier-Express, inducted into the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame (2000)

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Felser Family Crest Products


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Felser Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. 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).
    10. 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).
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    The Felser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Felser 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 21 May 2017 at 11:45.

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