The Heaser surname comes from the Middle High German word "hiusse," meaning "lively," or "fresh;" as such, it was most likely originally a nickname
, which went on to become a surname.
Early Origins of the Heaser family
The surname Heaser was first found in the Rhineland
, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district Strasburg from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the surname became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.
Early History of the Heaser family
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Heaser Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hease, Heuss, De la Heuse, Heaser, Heusser and others.
Early Notables of the Heaser family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Heaser family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Heuse, who arrived in Virginia in 1677; Georg Caspar Heuss, who settled in Philadelphia in 1749; Johann Michael Heuss, who arrived in America in 1769.