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The distinguished German surname Kanzier is of two possible origins. Firstly, it is derived from the Middle High German "kanzelaere," meaning "a superior of an office or of a military orderly-room." Alternatively, it is derived from the Latin "cancellarius," meaning "chancellor."

Kanzier Early Origins



The surname Kanzier was first found in Swabia, where it is thought to have emerged; the earliest known documents of a variation of the name Kanzier date back to 1209, when Heinr. cognomento Cancellarius was recorded to be living in Worms, in the Rhineland region. The young Kanzier family played a major role in the history of the region, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval German society.

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Kanzier Spelling Variations


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Kanzier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kanzler, Kantzler, Kenzler, Kentzler, Kanzier, Cansler, Canzler, Cantzler and many more.

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Kanzier Early History


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Kanzier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kanzier research. Another 315 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1348, 1352, 1384, 1572, 1730, 1290, 1780 and 1864 are included under the topic Early Kanzier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kanzier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kanzier Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kanzier 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: Bernard Kanzler, who settled in Philadelphia in 1804; Michael Kanzler and his wife Richarda Hafele, who emigrated from Herbolzheim to Venezuela in 1842.

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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. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Kanzier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kanzier 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 3 March 2014 at 14:56.

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