× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016


Geis Early Origins



The surname Geis was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation. Alsace Lorraine was their original birth place.

Close

Geis Spelling Variations


Expand

Geis Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Geisser, Geiss, Geis, Giese, Gise, Geizzer, Geizer, Guiser, Guyser, Geissmann and many more.

Close

Geis Early History


Expand

Geis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Geis research. Another 212 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1480, 1524, 1550, 1580, and 1677 are included under the topic Early Geis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Geis Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Geis Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Geis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Geis Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nikiass Geis, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Anna Margaretha Geis, who arrived in America in 1740
  • Jakob Geis, who landed in America in 1740
  • Agatha Geis, who settled in Philadelphia in 1751
  • Anna Gunther Maylander Geis, who came to Philadelphia in 1751
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Geis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Geis, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1833
  • Heinrich Peter Geis, who arrived in America in 1847
  • Michael Geis, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848
  • Joh Geis, who arrived in America in 1854
  • Georg Geis, who landed in America in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Geis (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Geis (post 1700)



  • Richard E. Geis (b. 1927), American writer and science fiction writer from Portland, Oregon, winner of the Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer (1982 and 1983)
  • Jacob Geis (1890-1972), German theatre director, screenwriter and film producer who wrote works for 35 films
  • Norbert Geis (b. 1939), German politician

Close

Geis Family Crest Products


Expand

Geis Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. 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. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. 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. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Geis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Geis 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 25 June 2015 at 14:14.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest