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Geissel Early Origins



The surname Geissel 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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Geissel Spelling Variations


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Geissel 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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Geissel Early History


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Geissel Early History



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

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Geissel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Geissel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the period with the surname Geissel 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 Geissel 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:

Geissel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nichs Geissel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765

Geissel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Geissel, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1805
  • Margaret Geissel, aged 20, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • Caspar Geissel, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Georg Geissel, who arrived in New York in 1850

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Geissel Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    11. ...

    The Geissel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Geissel 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 21 July 2016 at 11:07.

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