local surname, which are derived from the place where the original bearer lived or held land. Misenheimer is a habitational surname, and is derived from an already- existing place name. The original bearer of the surname Misenheimer lived in the town of Meissen, in the Saxony region of Germany.
Early Origins of the Misenheimer family
Saxony. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.
Early History of the Misenheimer family
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Misenheimer Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Meissner, Meisner, Misener, Meissener, Meisener, Misner, Meixner, Meichsner, Mechsner, Mexner and many more.
Early Notables of the Misenheimer family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Misenheimer family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans Joachim Meissner, who came to Philadelphia in 1753. He was followed by Georg Meissner, who came in 1754. Many Meissners came to Texas, including C.W. Meissner in 1855.
Contemporary Notables of the name Misenheimer (post 1700)
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