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The Heise surname is a South German and Austrian variant of Hiess, which derives from a short form of the personal name Mathies. In some instances, the name was a variant of Heuss. The Heyse variant is more commonly found in Northern Germany.

Heise Early Origins



The surname Heise was first found in Bavaria and the South.

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Heise Spelling Variations


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Heise Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Heiss, Heise, Heisel, Heisler, Heyse and others.

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Heise Early History


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Heise Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heise research. Another 128 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1512, 1514, 1565, 1573, 1640, 1704, and 1726 are included under the topic Early Heise History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Heise Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heise Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Heise 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:

Heise Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Georg Heise, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Johann Heise, who landed in America in 1783

Heise Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • F W Friedrich Heise, who landed in New York in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Heise (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Heise (post 1700)



  • Annie Heise, American actress, known for The Good Mistress (2014), TSI: Hollywood (2013) and An American Classic (2008)
  • Geoff Heise, Hawaiian actor known for Into the Blue 2: The Reef (2009), Princess Kaiulani (2009) and Escape from Atlantis (1997)
  • Robert Lowell Heise (b. 1947), American former Major League Baseball player who played from 1967 to 1977
  • John Irvin "Jack" Heise Jr. (1924-2009), American lawyer and benefactor of the University of Maryland, nicknamed "Mr. Maryland"
  • David Reuben Jerome Heise (b. 1937), American social psychologist
  • William Heise (1847-1910), American film cinematographer and director in the 1890s, credited for more than 175 short silent films
  • James Edward "Jim" Heise (1930-2011), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played one season for the Washington Senators in 1957
  • Kurt Heise (b. 2011), American Republican politician, Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
  • Kurt Heise, American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives 20th District; Elected 2012
  • Harvey H. Heise, American politician, Village President of Crystal, Minnesota, 1952-55
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Heise Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    7. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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    The Heise Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heise 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 5 April 2016 at 09:41.

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