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Friesen Early Origins



The surname Friesen was first found in Languedoc, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Friesen Spelling Variations


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Friesen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Yzarn, Ysarn, Izarn, Yzarne, Izarne, Esarn, Eyzarn, Essarn, Isarne, Freissinet, Friesen, Frayssinet and many more.

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Friesen Early History


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Friesen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Friesen research. Another 442 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1248, 1250, 1296, 1313, 1319, 1409, 1562, 1576, 1600, 1700, and 1716 are included under the topic Early Friesen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Friesen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Friesen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Friesen 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:

Friesen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Win Friesen, who landed in Virginia in 1662
  • William Friesen, who arrived in Virginia in 1666

Friesen Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Gorit Friesen, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1795

Friesen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Friesen settled in Philadelphia in 1803
  • Agent Friesen, aged 16, arrived in New York, NY in 1873
  • Claus Friesen, aged 15, landed in New York, NY in 1874
  • Gerhardt Friesen, aged 4, arrived in New York, NY in 1874
  • lsaak Friesen, aged 40, landed in New York, NY in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Friesen Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Abraham Friesen, who arrived in Manitoba in 1874
  • Bernhard Friesen, who arrived in Manitoba in 1874
  • Cornelius Friesen, who landed in Manitoba in 1874
  • Aaron Friesen, who arrived in Manitoba in 1874
  • Esbrand Friesen, who arrived in Manitoba in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Friesen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Friesen (post 1700)



  • Samille Diane Friesen (b. 1937), birth name of Dyan Cannon, the American film and television actress, director, screenwriter, editor, and producer
  • Steve Friesen (b. 1977), American PGA professional golfer
  • Eugene Friesen (b. 1952), American cellist and composer
  • David Friesen (b. 1942), American jazz bassist and brother of actress Dyan Cannon
  • Wilmer J. Friesen, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Presidential Elector for Kansas, 1972
  • Henry George Friesen CC, OM, FRSC (b. 1934), Canadian endocrinologist
  • Benno Friesen (b. 1929), Progressive Conservative party member of the Canadian House of Commons
  • Karl Friesen (b. 1958), retired Canadian NHL ice hockey goaltender
  • Jeff Daryl Friesen (b. 1976), Canadian professional ice hockey player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    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. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. 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. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Friesen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Friesen 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 30 October 2015 at 10:22.

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