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Geissler Early Origins



The surname Geissler 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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Geissler Spelling Variations


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Geissler 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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Geissler Early History


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Geissler Early History



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

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Geissler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Geissler Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the period with the surname Geissler 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 Geissler 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:

Geissler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joh Henr Geissler, who landed in America in 1709
  • Johann Henr Geissler, who arrived in America in 1709
  • Johann Geissler came to New York State in 1710-11
  • Johann Georg Geissler, who came to Philadelphia in 1751
  • Thomas Geissler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Geissler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Cath Geissler, aged 66, landed in America in 1836
  • William Geissler, who landed in Maryland in 1840
  • Friedrich Heinrich Geissler, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Fr W Geissler, who arrived in Brazil in 1852
  • Eleonore H Geissler, who landed in Brazil in 1853
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Geissler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Magdalena Geissler, aged 1, arrived in New York, NY in 1901
  • Christina Geissler, aged 28, arrived in New York, NY in 1901
  • Jakob Geissler, aged 8, arrived in New York, NY in 1901
  • Johannes Geissler, aged 4, arrived in New York, NY in 1901

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Contemporary Notables of the name Geissler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Geissler (post 1700)



  • Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Geissler (1814-1879), German glassblower and inventor who invented the Geissler tube, one later form of which is widely used in neon signs, and another is used in fluorescent lights
  • Heinrich Geissler (1814-1879), German physicist, remembered for the invention of sealed glass tubes named Geissler tubes
  • Heiner Geissler (b. 1930), General Secretary of the Christian Democratic Union
  • William Hastie Geissler (1894-1963), Scottish artist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Geissler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Geissler 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 October 2015 at 02:34.

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