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Geisen Early Origins



The surname Geisen was first found in Oldenburg in Lower Saxony where the name Geins 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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Geisen Spelling Variations


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Geisen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Geins, Geintz, Geisen, Geyns, Geyn, Giens, Gienst, Gauntz, Gains, Geyns and many more.

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Geisen Early History


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Geisen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Geisen research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 171 and 1712 are included under the topic Early Geisen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Geisen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Geisen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Geisen 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:

Geisen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Geisen, who came to Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1823
  • Math Geisen, who came to Virginia in 1855
  • Laurenz Geisen, who arrived in Virginia in 1855

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Contemporary Notables of the name Geisen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Geisen (post 1700)



  • Marie-Anne Geisen, Luxembourg model and contestant at Miss Universe 1965
  • Robert Geisen, German Mayor of Sevenig bei Neuerburg, a municipality in the district of Bitburg-Prüm, in Rhineland-Palatinate

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
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    The Geisen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Geisen 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 January 2015 at 11:32.

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