The ancestral home of the Immslland family is Bavaria
. Immslland is a local
name for a person who lived in Bavaria.
Early Origins of the Immslland family
The surname Immslland was first found in Bavaria
, where the name Imsland contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local
social and political affairs.
Early History of the Immslland family
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Immslland Spelling Variations
Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia
. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations
of Immslland include Imsland, Immsland, Imssland, Imslland, Imslande, Immslland and many more.
Early Notables of the Immslland family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Immslland family to the New World and Oceana
Between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries, German settlers arrived in North America by the thousands. Persecution based on religion and poverty were great motivators in this large-scale migration. So too was the opportunity for tenant
farmers to own their own land. Ample land and opportunity awaited the settlers who went to such states as Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California, as well as Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Immslland or a variant listed above: Nels J. Imsland, who arrived in Iowa in 1892.