Mischler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

It is likely that the surname Mischler is occupational in origin, being derived from the Middle High German word "Mutze" which denotes a type of white bread. In this case then the original bearer of the name may have been a baker. Alternatively, the surname may have originated in a nickname derived from a physical attribute or character trait. The Middle High German word "mutzen " has the meaning to decorate, as with a smile. The surname Mischler, with the suffix "-bach" may also be locative, having been derived from a geographical feature, probably near the residence of the original bearer. "Mutzenbach" can mean dirty stream, and so the term "Mutzenbacher" denotes someone who lives by the dirty stream.

Early Origins of the Mischler family

The surname Mischler was first found in Baden, where a Wernher Mutzhart was recorded in Esslingen in 1366. The name 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.

Important Dates for the Mischler family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mischler research. Another 75 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1691, 1780, 1866, and 1875 are included under the topic Early Mischler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mischler Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mutz, Mutschen, Motschenbacher, Motzenberg, Motzenbacher, Motschenberg, Mutzenbecher, Mishler, Mitschler, Mischler, Muttschler, Muschler and many more.

Early Notables of the Mischler family (pre 1700)

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Mischler migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mischler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hans Mischler, who landed in Carolina in 1734-1735 [1]
  • Ulrich Mischler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1735 [1]
  • Anna Mischler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Barbara Mischler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Peter Mischler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1761 [1]
Mischler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Adam Mischler, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1856 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Mischler (post 1700)

  • George Mischler, American politician, First Selectman of Meriden, Connecticut, 1908-09 [2]
  • Daniel Mischler, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916 [2]

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Citations

  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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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