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Meisel Early Origins



The surname Meisel was first found in Austria, where the family was anciently associated with the political and religious 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 family founded numerous branches, many of which acquired manors and estates in surrounding regions, where they contributed to the prosperity of their society.

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Meisel Spelling Variations


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Meisel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Meisel, Misel, Meissel, Meissl, Meisl, Misl, Maisel, Meysel, Maysel, Maysl, Meysl, Meyssel and many more.

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Meisel Early History


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Meisel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Meisel research. Another 315 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1775, 1807, and 1853 are included under the topic Early Meisel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Meisel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Meisel Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Meisel were Ernst Adolph von Meissel, who served as Lord Chamberlain to the Queen of Sweden. Karl Meisl (1775-1853) was a Viennese playwrite with...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Meisel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Meisel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Meisel came to America in 1782
  • Peter Meisel landed in Philadelphia in 1782
  • Peter Meisel, who landed in America in 1782

Meisel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Conrad Meisel, aged 48, arrived in Missouri in 1840
  • Henriette Meisel came to Texas in 1846
  • Henriette Meisel settled in Texas in 1846
  • John Meisel arrived in Philadelphia in 1848
  • John Henry Meisel landed in Philadelphia in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Meisel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Meisel (post 1700)



  • Peter Henry Meisel (1867-1939), American Republican politician, Contractor; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924
  • Louis D. Meisel, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State Senate 14th District, 1948
  • Lee John Meisel, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State Senate 5th District, 1948
  • Lawrence J. Meisel, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1964
  • James A. Meisel, American politician, Burgess of St. Marys, Pennsylvania, 1954-56
  • David Dering Meisel (b. 1940), prominent American astronomer and professor at the New York State University
  • Friedrich Meisel (b. 1908), prominent Austrian high-school teacher and journal correspondent
  • Edmund Meisel (1894-1930), Austria-born composer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    11. ...

    The Meisel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Meisel 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 10 June 2016 at 18:01.

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