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Geisler Early Origins



The surname Geisler 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.

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Geisler Spelling Variations


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Geisler Spelling Variations



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

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Geisler Early History


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Geisler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Geisler research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1288 and 1432 are included under the topic Early Geisler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Geisler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Geisler Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Geisler 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:

Geisler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Catharine Geisler, who arrived in America in 1739
  • Johann Georg Geisler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Johannes Geisler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754

Geisler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • F Geisler, who landed in North America in 1832
  • Ferd Geisler, who arrived in North America in 1832
  • Joh Geisler, who landed in North America in 1832
  • Benedick Geisler, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1833
  • Benedict Geisler, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1837
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Geisler Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Geisler arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Excelsior" in 1870

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Contemporary Notables of the name Geisler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Geisler (post 1700)



  • Alan S. Geisler (1931-2009), American food chemist
  • Donald David Geisler (b. 1978), Filipino taekwondo athlete of German-American descent
  • Norman L. Geisler (b. 1932), Christian apologist and the co-founder of Southern Evangelical Seminary
  • Peter Geisler, German clarinetist
  • Rudolf Geisler (1911-1944), highly decorated German Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II
  • Bruno Geisler (1857-1945), German ornithologist
  • Lothar Geisler (b. 1936), retired German football defender
  • Ladislav "Ladi" Geisler, Czech musician who established a high profile in the post-war German music scene
  • Hans-Ferdinand Geisler (b. 1891), German Luftwaffe commander during World War II
  • Ilse Geisler (b. 1941), East German luger
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    11. ...

    The Geisler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Geisler 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 13 November 2015 at 10:31.

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