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Giesen Early Origins



The surname Giesen 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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Giesen Spelling Variations


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Giesen Spelling Variations



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

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Giesen Early History


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Giesen Early History



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

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Giesen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Giesen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Giesen 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:

Giesen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Leendert VanDer Giesen, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847
  • Sibella Giesen, aged 20, landed in New York, NY in 1849

Giesen Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Peter Giesen, who arrived in Manitoba in 1878

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Contemporary Notables of the name Giesen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Giesen (post 1700)



  • Erika Giesen (b. 1986), Australian former female bodybuilder, Ms. International

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Giesen Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Giesen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Giesen 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 January 2015 at 11:32.

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