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Meisels Early Origins



The surname Meisels 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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Meisels Spelling Variations


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Meisels 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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Meisels Early History


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Meisels Early History



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

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Meisels Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Meisels Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Meisels 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 Meisels 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 or some of its variants were: Jacob Meysel, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1752. Peter Meisel landed in Philadelphia in 1782; as did John Misel in 1848; Casper Maisel in 1858; and John Henry Meisel in 1860.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Meisels (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Meisels (post 1700)



  • Samuel J. Meisels (b. 1945), American early childhood expert on assessment and child development, President of Erikson Institute
  • Elazar Meisels, American Orthodox rabbi
  • Dow Ber Meisels (1798-1870), Chief Rabbi of Kraków
  • Tamar Meisels, Professor of Government and Policy in the Department of Political Science at Tel Aviv University

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    11. ...

    The Meisels Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Meisels 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 16 October 2013 at 08:05.

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