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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.

laser Early Origins



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.

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laser Spelling Variations


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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.

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laser Early History


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laser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our laser research. Another 281 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1745, 1325 and 1876 are included under the topic Early laser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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laser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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laser Early Notables (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...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early laser 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:

laser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Catharina Laser, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1794

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Contemporary Notables of the name laser (post 1700)


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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)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The laser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The laser 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 12 November 2013 at 07:13.

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