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Ghisels Early Origins



The surname Ghisels 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 Ghisels became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

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Ghisels Spelling Variations


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Ghisels Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ghisels, Ghistelles, Ghesel, Ghysel, Ghyselaer, Ghyselin, Ghysen and many more.

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Ghisels Early History


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Ghisels Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ghisels research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1507 and 1760 are included under the topic Early Ghisels History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ghisels Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ghisels Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Willem Gissel, whose Oath of Allegiance was recorded in Pennsylvania in 1735; Johannes Gissel, recorded in 1783; who was one of the Hessian Troops in the American War for Independence.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
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    The Ghisels Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ghisels 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 14 August 2014 at 13:56.

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