Menser History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Menser family

The surname Menser was first found in Bavaria, where the name Von Menzel 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. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Menser family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Menser research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the year 1782 is included under the topic Early Menser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Menser Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Von Menzel, Menzel, Menzelle, Menzels, Von Menzelle, Von Menzels, Menzeel, Menzzel, Mensel, Menzell, Von Mensel, Menzl, Von Menzl, Von Menz, Menz, Menze and many more.

Early Notables of the Menser family (pre 1700)

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United States Menser migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Menser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacob Matthias Menser, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Mathias Menser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
  • Hanees George Menser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737 [1]
  • Hanees George Menser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Conrad Menser, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1751
Menser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Menser, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1852 [1]
  • Katharina Menser, who settled in New York, NY in 1859

Canada Menser migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Menser Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Caser Menser, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750


  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)


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