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The Heisey 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.

Heisey Early Origins



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

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Heisey Spelling Variations


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Heisey Spelling Variations



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

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Heisey Early History


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Heisey Early History



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

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Heisey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heisey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Heisey 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 or some of its variants were: Johannes Heisy, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1728; David Heisler, who arrived in Georgia in 1733-1783; George Heisler, who was naturalized in Pennsylvania between 1740 and 1773.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Heisey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Heisey (post 1700)



  • D. Ray Heisey (1932-2011), American former emeritus professor of intercultural communication at Kent State University
  • Augustus Henry Heisey (1842-1922), German-born, American industrialist, soldier, and glass maker, founder of The A.H. Heisey Company in Newark, Ohio, in 1895
  • Christopher Heisey (b. 1984), American Major League Baseball outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds
  • E. Wilson Heisey, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940
  • Alan Milliken Heisey II (b. 1954), Canadian lawyer, former Chair of the Toronto Police Services Board in 2004
  • William Lawrence Heisey OC (1930-2009), Canadian businessman and philanthropist, former President and Chairman of Harlequin Enterprises Limited

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
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    The Heisey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heisey 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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