× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016

Origins Available: English, German


Meiser Early Origins



The surname Meiser 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.

Close

Meiser Spelling Variations


Expand

Meiser Spelling Variations



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

Close

Meiser Early History


Expand

Meiser Early History



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

Close

Meiser Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Meiser Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Meiser 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 Meiser Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Meiser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Michael Meiser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Conrad Meiser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Georg Meiser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1757

Meiser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Meiser, aged 45, arrived in New York, NY in 1849
  • Heinrich Meiser, aged 42, arrived in New York, NY in 1849
  • Gustav Meiser, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • John Meiser, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1853
  • Johan Meiser, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1853
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Meiser (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Meiser (post 1700)



  • Pat Meiser, American college women's basketball coach, former head coach of Penn State
  • William E. Meiser, American politician, Mayor of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, 1935-37

Close

Meiser Family Crest Products


Expand

Meiser Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    11. ...

    The Meiser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Meiser 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 14 January 2016 at 09:46.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest