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Gefeller Early Origins



The surname Gefeller was first found in Baden, 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.

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Gefeller Spelling Variations


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Gefeller Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gfeller, Gfässer, Gefeller, Geffen, Gafeller, Goffler and many more.

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Gefeller Early History


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Gefeller Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gefeller research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gefeller History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gefeller Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gefeller Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gefeller 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:

Gefeller Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Barbara Gefeller, who settled in America in 1737
  • Johannes Gefeller, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737

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Gefeller Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
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    The Gefeller Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gefeller 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 4 March 2014 at 16:12.

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