Geisser History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Geisser family

The surname Geisser 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.

Early History of the Geisser family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Geisser research. Another 130 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1677, 1480, 1550, 1497, 1562, 1532, 1524, 1580, 1480 and 1550 are included under the topic Early Geisser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Geisser Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Geisser family (pre 1700)

Notables with the name Geisser during this period were Tiedemann Giese (1480-1550), German Catholic bishop from Danzig, Prince-Bishop of Warmia; Georg Giese (1497-1562), German merchant from Danzig, subject of...
Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Geisser Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Geisser migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Geisser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hans Geisser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Melchior Geisser went to Maryland in 1799
Geisser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Johannes Geisser went to North America in 1817
  • Aloisia Geisser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1852 [1]
  • Frederick Geisser moved to Detroit in 1860


  1. ^ 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)


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