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Giesy Early Origins



The surname Giesy 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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Giesy Spelling Variations


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Giesy Spelling Variations



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

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Giesy Early History


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Giesy Early History



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

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Giesy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Giesy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Giesy 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:

Giesy Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Conrad Giesy, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1741
  • David Giesy, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1755

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Contemporary Notables of the name Giesy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Giesy (post 1700)



  • John Ulrich "J.U." Giesy (1877-1947), American physician, novelist and author

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Giesy Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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    The Giesy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Giesy 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 3 December 2014 at 13:55.

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