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The Heisel 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.

Heisel Early Origins



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

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Heisel Spelling Variations


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Heisel Spelling Variations



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

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Heisel Early History


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Heisel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heisel 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 Heisel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Heisel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heisel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Heisel 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:

Heisel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Georg Heisel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754

Heisel Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Cathrina Heisel, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Jacob Heisel, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757

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Contemporary Notables of the name Heisel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Heisel (post 1700)



  • T. Bayard Heisel, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1912
  • Sylvia Heisel (b. 1962), American fashion designer

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Heisel Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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    The Heisel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heisel 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 November 2015 at 11:54.

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