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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Spelling variations of this family name include: Ghisels, Ghistelles, Ghesel, Ghysel, Ghyselaer, Ghyselin, Ghysen and many more.
Early Notables of the Ghysels family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ghysels family
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.