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Kesinger Early Origins



The surname Kesinger was first found in Saxony, where the name Kessinger became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Kesinger Spelling Variations


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Kesinger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kessinger, Kissinger, Kesinger, Kisinger and many more.

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Kesinger Early History


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Kesinger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kesinger research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1 Ap and 1880 are included under the topic Early Kesinger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kesinger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kesinger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kesinger 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: Anthony Kessinger settled in Mississippi in 1844; Michael Kissinger settled in Lancaster Pennsylvania in 1717; another Michael Kissinger settled in Pennsylvania in 1764..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kesinger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kesinger (post 1700)



  • Brian Kesinger, American illustrator, author and animator who has worked at Walt Disney Studios for over 16 years

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Kesinger Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Kesinger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kesinger 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 17 November 2014 at 08:49.

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