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The Heisler 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.

Heisler Early Origins



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

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Heisler Spelling Variations


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Heisler Spelling Variations



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

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Heisler Early History


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Heisler Early History



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

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Heisler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heisler Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Heisler 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:

Heisler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Heisler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • George Heisler, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1755
  • Jacob Heisler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1770

Heisler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Heisler, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854
  • John Heisler, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1878
  • Chas. Heisler, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1892

Heisler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Else Heisler, aged 3, who settled in America from Berlin, Germany, in 1905
  • Bertha Heisler, aged 31, who emigrated to America from Berlin, Germany, in 1905
  • Antonina Heisler, aged 32, who emigrated to the United States from Balcse, Galicia, in 1906
  • Engelbert Heisler, aged 35, who landed in America from Wallern, Bohemia Austria, in 1907
  • Charles Heisler, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Heisler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Heisler (post 1700)



  • Todd Heisler (b. 1972), American photojournalist
  • Gregory Heisler (b. 1954), American professional photographer
  • Mike Heisler, American comic book writer
  • Randall "Randy" Lee Heisler (b. 1961), American former discus thrower who competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics
  • Marcy Heisler (b. 1967), American musical theater writer and performer
  • Stuart Heisler (1896-1979), American film and television director
  • Joseph C. Heisler Jr., American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996, 2000
  • George Heisler, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Cumberland County, 1845-46
  • Edward Thomas Heisler, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1974
  • Charles H. Heisler, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Cape Town, 1917-19; Kovno, 1922; Riga, 1924; U.S. Consul in Warsaw, 1926-32; Hamilton, 1934-36; Hamilton, 1938; Tunis, 1942; Newcastle-on-Tyne, 1942-43
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Heisler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heisler 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.

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