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Gissel Early Origins



The surname Gissel 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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Gissel Spelling Variations


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Gissel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ghisels, Ghistelles, Ghesel, Ghysel, Ghyselaer, Ghyselin, Ghysen and many more.

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Gissel Early History


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Gissel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gissel research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1507 and 1760 are included under the topic Early Gissel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gissel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gissel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gissel 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:

Gissel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Willem Gissel, whose Oath of Allegiance was recorded in Pennsylvania in 1735
  • Willem Gissel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1735
  • Johannes Gissel, recorded in Pennsylvania in 1783, was one of the Hessian Troops in the American War for Independence

Gissel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hanke Gissel, who arrived in New York city in 1835
  • Reinelt Gissel, who arrived in New York city, bound for South Carolina in 1837
  • Ernest Gissel, aged 44, who settled in America from Bremen, in 1893
  • Mathilde Gissel, aged 21, who settled in America, in 1894
  • Wilhelm Gissel, aged 44, who settled in America, in 1894
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gissel Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Franciszek Gissel, aged 30, who landed in America from Grochow, in 1903
  • Kune Gissel, aged 18, who landed in America from Porzek, Russia, in 1910
  • Mayer Gissel, aged 36, who emigrated to Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1910
  • Udel Gissel, aged 14, who settled in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1910
  • Anna Gissel, aged 7, who landed in America from Porzek, Russia, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gissel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gissel (post 1700)



  • Scottie Gissel, American unit director, best known for his work on Glee, the television series
  • Henning Gissel (b. 1942), German actor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gissel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gissel 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 14 August 2014 at 13:56.

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