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Kiesling Early Origins



The surname Kiesling was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family. The family name was anciently seated in Amsterdam.

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Kiesling Spelling Variations


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Kiesling Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kies, Kise, Kyse, Kize and others.

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Kiesling Early History


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Kiesling Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kiesling research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kiesling History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kiesling Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kiesling Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kiesling 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 were:

Kiesling Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joh Christoph Kiesling, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • George Kiesling, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1766
  • Jacob Kiesling, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1766
  • Jacob Kiesling, who came to Pennsylvania in 1766
  • George Kiesling, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1766
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kiesling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich Kiesling, who settled in Philadelphia in 1801
  • Friederich Kiesling, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1801
  • Ernst Kiesling, who settled in Galveston, TX in 1854
  • Anna Hanske Kiesling, who arrived in Texas in 1854
  • Johann Kiesling, who arrived in Texas in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kiesling Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • E. H. Kiesling, who arrived in Iowa in 1907

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kiesling (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kiesling (post 1700)



  • Scott Fabius Kiesling, American associate professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Pittsburgh
  • John Brady Kiesling, American former diplomat
  • Walter Andrew Kiesling (1903-1962), American football player and coach
  • Michael Kiesling (b. 1957), German board game designer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Kiesling Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kiesling 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 15 December 2015 at 15:28.

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