Show ContentsLaser History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The colorful history of Saxony provides a glimpse at the oldest origins of the Laser family. In the medieval era, the German lands were inhabited by a variety of Barbarian tribes. The ancient dukedom of Saxony derived its name from the Germanic tribe name the Saxons who inhabited the territory after the fall of the Roman Empire.

Early Origins of the Laser family

The surname Laser was first found in Saxony, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. The oldest form of the name is Loeser or Lesar, which stems from Lazarus and the Hebrew names Eleazer and Elieser.

Today Lieser, Germany is a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, in the Bernkastel-Wittlich district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Schloss Lieser (Castle of Lieser) in the Mosel valley is one of the most striking buildings within the village of Lieser, Germany. It was built on the site of a 1710-built church property in the 1800s for the family of the winery owner Eduard Puricelli. And Lieser is a small river in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, a left tributary of the Moselle.

Early History of the Laser family

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Laser Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Leser, Lesser, Lesserer, Leserer, Leyser, Leyserer, Layserer, Layser, Loeser and many more.

Early Notables of the Laser family (pre 1700)

Prominent bearers of the family name Laser at this time were Matthia Loeser (15th century), who was not only provost of Klemberg and the Chancellor of Saxony, but was an important...
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United States Laser migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Laser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Catharina Laser, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1794 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Laser (post 1700) +

  • Dieter Laser (b. 1942), German Gemini Award winning actor, known for his work in The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009), The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975) and John Glueckstadt (1975)

  1. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook