The surname Giesse 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.
Early History of the Giesse family
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Giesse Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gieser, Geyser, Giser, Guiser, Guyeser, Giesser, Giesse and many more.
Early Notables of the Giesse family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Giesse family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Sybilla Gieser who went to New York in 1709. Jacob Giess settled in Philadelphia, in 1731; with his wife Anna Barbara Guller Giesse, his four sons, and one daughter. Barbara Eichhorn Giesser came to Pennsylvania in 1742.