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Early Origins of the Geise family

The surname Geise was first found in Silesia, where the name Geisler was anciently associated with a noble family 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 numerous houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Geise family

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Geise Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Geissler, Geisler, Geisle, Geissle, Geisse, Geise, Geysler, Geysle, Geislern, Geisslern, Geyslern, Geiseler and many more.

Early Notables of the Geise family (pre 1700)

Notables of the period with the surname Geise were Hans Caspar von Geisler was chief administrator of Munich in the first half of the 17th century, whose descendants achieved prominent positions in...
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Geise Ranking

In the United States, the name Geise is the 11,069th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Geise migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Geise Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Henry Geise, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1802 [2]
  • Adam Geise, who arrived in Maryland in 1844 [2]
  • John Geise, who landed in Maryland in 1847 [2]
  • Therese Geise, aged 24, who arrived in New York, NY in 1852 [2]
  • Konrad Geise, who landed in Iowa in 1858 [2]

USS Arizona
  • Mr. Marvin Frederick Geise, American Seaman First Class from Wisconsin, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking [3]

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  2. 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)
  3. Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from on Facebook