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Ghysels Early Origins



The surname Ghysels 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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Ghysels Spelling Variations


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Ghysels Spelling Variations



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

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Ghysels Early History


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Ghysels Early History



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

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Ghysels Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ghysels 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Ghysels (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ghysels (post 1700)



  • Eric Ghysels (b. 1956), Belgian economist, Edward M. Bernstein Distinguished Professor of Economics at the University of North Carolina

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
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    The Ghysels Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ghysels 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 February 2016 at 08:31.

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