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Multiple Origins for the Surname Geyser


German


Geyser Early Origins



The surname Geyser was first found in Bavaria where the name 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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Geyser Spelling Variations


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Geyser Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gieser, Geyser, Giser, Guiser, Guyeser, Giesser, Giesse and many more.

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Geyser Early History


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Geyser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Geyser research. Another 164 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Geyser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Geyser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Geyser Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Geyser 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:

Geyser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hannss Jerg Geyser was 51 and his wife, Barbara, was 50 when they came to Pennsylvania, in 1752 with their son and daughter who were both 18
  • Adam Geyser, who arrived in America in 1778

Geyser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Paul Geyser, aged 24, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Albert Geyser, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1876
  • Jakob Geyser, who arrived in Kentucky in 1881

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Contemporary Notables of the name Geyser (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Geyser (post 1700)



  • Albert C. Geyser, American physician responsible for creating the Cornell Tube in 1905
  • Albertus "Albert" Stephanus Geyser (1918-1985), South African cleric, scholar and anti-apartheid theologian

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Geyser Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
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    The Geyser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Geyser 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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