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The surname Menzzel 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.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Menzzel research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the year 1782 is included under the topic Early Menzzel History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Menzzel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Matthias Menser, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1732; Hanees George Menser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737; Conrad Menser, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1751.
The Menzzel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Menzzel 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 2 October 2003 at 16:05.