Gassert History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The roots of the distinguished German surname Gassert lie in the region of Bavaria. The name is derived from the German word "Gasse," meaning "street, alley," and denotes someone who lives either on the main road of the village or in an alley.
Early Origins of the Gassert family
The surname Gassert was first found in Bavaria, 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. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power. One of the earliest known bearers of the name was Arnold in der gassen, who was a citizen of Ober-Alpfen in 1266.
Important Dates for the Gassert family
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Gassert Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gasser, Gassier, Gässler, Gassner, Gassur, Gaster, Gesser, Gesner, Gauser, Gausser, Casser, Kasser, Kausser, Kauser, Gassaway, Gasse, Gass, Gess, Gässer, Gässner and many more.
Early Notables of the Gassert family (pre 1700)
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Gassert migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gassert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Franz Gassert, who arrived in North America in 1883 
- Karl Gassert, who landed in North America in 1883 
- Pauline Gassert, who arrived in North America in 1883 
- ^ 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)