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Imsland History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Bavaria, Germany is the ancestral home of the Imsland family. The Imsland surname evolved as a local name. It is a name for a family that lived in Bavaria.

Early Origins of the Imsland family


The surname Imsland 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 Imsland family


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Imsland Spelling Variations


In the medieval era, many different cultural groups lived in the German states. There are thus many regional variations of German surnames from that era. Westphalians spoke Low German, which is similar to modern Dutch. Many German names carry suffixes that identify where they came from. Others have phrases attached that identify something about the original bearer. Other variations in German names resulted from the fact that medieval scribes worked without the aid of any spelling rules. The spelling variations of the name Imsland include Imsland, Immsland, Imssland, Imslland, Imslande, Immslland and many more.

Early Notables of the Imsland family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Imsland family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of German settlers came to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. The hardships of the long voyage were balanced by the opportunity to escape poverty and religious persecution. The descendents of these settlers still populate the states of Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many also live in Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Imsland or a variant listed above:

Imsland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nels J. Imsland, who arrived in Iowa in 1892

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