The German state of Bavaria
is the ancestral home of the Imslland family. Imslland is a local
name. Imslland is a name for someone who lived in Bavaria.
Early Origins of the Imslland family
The surname Imslland 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 Imslland family
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Imslland 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 Imslland include Imsland, Immsland, Imssland, Imslland, Imslande, Immslland and many more.
Early Notables of the Imslland family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Imslland family to the New World and Oceana
European migration to North America began in the mid-17th century and continued unabated until the mid-20th. Many Bavarians made the long trip to escape poverty or persecution based on their religious beliefs. The chance for tenant
farmers to own their own land was also a major drawing card. They settled all across the United States in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many came to Canada also, settling in Ontario and the prairie provinces. Analysis of immigration records has shown some of the first Imsllands to arrive in North America, and among them were: Nels J. Imsland, who arrived in Iowa in 1892.