Gaiser History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gaiser family

The surname Gaiser was first found in Austria, where the name Geeslin 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. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Gaiser family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gaiser research. Another 84 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1712 and 1810 are included under the topic Early Gaiser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gaiser Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Geeslin, Geisen, Geislern, Geyselin, Geselln, Gieslin, Gieselin, Geeslyn, Geselen, Geuslin and many more.

Early Notables of the Gaiser family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Gaiser Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Gaiser migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gaiser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pauline Gaiser, aged 24, who landed in New York in 1854 [1]
  • Charles L. Gaiser, aged 43, who settled in America, in 1893
  • Christian Gaiser, aged 14, who immigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • George Gaiser, who arrived in Arkansas in 1899 [1]
Gaiser Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Frederick Gaiser, who landed in Arkansas in 1900 [1]
  • Adam Gaiser, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Barbara Gaiser, aged 63, who immigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Johannes Gaiser, aged 48, who landed in America from Mittelhel, Germany, in 1911
  • Engen Gaiser, aged 27, who landed in America from Pberndorf, Germany, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Gaiser (post 1700) +

  • Megan Gaiser, American pioneer in popular mystery gaming named one of the "Game Industry's 100 Most Influential Women"
  • Frederick Jacob Gaiser (1885-1918), American pitcher in Major League Baseball
  • Otto Gaiser (1919-1944), German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II
  • Jens Gaiser (b. 1978), German Nordic combined Olympic skier
  • Otto Gaiser, German fighter pilot and flying ace in the Luftwaffe, during World War II, credited with 74 aerial victories, awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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