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Gisler Early Origins



The surname Gisler was first found in Switzerland, where the family came from the estate of Grueningen in the canton of Zurich, and gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Gisler Spelling Variations


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Gisler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gessler, Gesler, Gesseler, Giselherr, Geseller and others.

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Gisler Early History


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Gisler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gisler research. Another 379 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1618, 1745, 1673, 1740 and 1307 are included under the topic Early Gisler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gisler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gisler Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time with the surname Gisler were Georg Gsell (1673-1740), Swiss Baroque painter, art consultant and art dealer; and Governor Hermann Gessler, the Imperial Vogt who...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gisler 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:

Gisler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Gisler, who arrived in Arkansas in 1892
  • Stephen Gisler, who landed in Arkansas in 1893

Gisler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charles Gisler, who landed in Arkansas in 1906

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gisler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gisler (post 1700)



  • Michael "Mike" Gisler (b. 1969), former American NFL football offensive lineman who played from 1992 to 1999, AFC Champion (1997)
  • Joel Gisler (b. 1994), Swiss freestyle skier at the 2014 Winter Olympics
  • Marcel Gisler (b. 1960), Swiss multiple award winning film director and screenwriter

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Gisler Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
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    The Gisler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gisler 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 16 June 2016 at 07:42.

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