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The surname Misner belongs to a class of local surname, which are derived from the place where the original bearer lived or held land. Misner is a habitational surname, and is derived from an already- existing place name. The original bearer of the surname Misner lived in the town of Meissen, in the Saxony region of Germany.

Misner Early Origins



The surname Misner was first found in Meissen, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. The name refers to the city or principality of Meissen, now a part of Saxony. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

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Misner Spelling Variations


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Misner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Meissner, Meisner, Misener, Meissener, Meisener, Misner, Meixner, Meichsner, Mechsner, Mexner and many more.

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Misner Early History


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Misner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Misner research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1372, 1411, 1436, 1753, 1803, 1822, 1848, and 1866 are included under the topic Early Misner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Misner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Misner Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Misner at this time were Der Meissner, who was a Middle-High German poet of the late 13th century. August Gottlieb Meissner (1753-1803) was a professor in Prague before becoming the director of the Lyceum...

Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Misner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Misner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lizzie Misner, aged 40, originally from England, arrived in New York in 1892 aboard the ship "Germanic" from Liverpool, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J654-4XQ : 6 December 2014), Lizzie Misner, 18 Nov 1892; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Germanic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Francine Misner, aged 28, arrived in New York in 1895 aboard the ship "Saale" from Bremen, Germany [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXSV-PMX : 6 December 2014), Francine Misner, 30 Jul 1895; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Saale, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Misner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Sarah Misner, aged 18, originally from London, England, arrived in New York in 1906 aboard the ship "Saint Paul" from Southampton, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JF6N-J3N : 6 December 2014), Sarah Misner, 30 Dec 1906; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Saint Paul, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Hyman Misner, aged 40, originally from London, England, arrived in New York in 1906 aboard the ship "Saint Paul" from Southampton, England [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JF6N-J3F : 6 December 2014), Hyman Misner, 30 Dec 1906; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Saint Paul, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Ray H. Misner, aged 21, arrived in New York in 1909 aboard the ship "Mexico" from Vera Cruz, Mexico [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXTC-5QS : 6 December 2014), Ray H. Misner, 06 Mar 1909; citing departure port Vera Cruz, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name Mexico, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Susan Misner, aged 54, originally from Bouvis Pt., Canada, arrived in New York, N.Y. in 1924 aboard the ship "Rosalind" from Halifax, Nova Scotia [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNH7-CZ4 : 6 December 2014), Susan Misner, 04 Sep 1924; citing departure port Halifax, Nova Scotia, arrival port New York, N.Y., ship name Rosalind, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Misner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Misner (post 1700)



  • Charles W. Misner (b. 1932), American physicist and one of the authors of Gravitation; he identified Misner space
  • Ivan Misner, American founder and chairman of the business networking organization BNI
  • Susan Misner (b. 1971), American dancer, television and film actress
  • F. A. Misner, American politician, Mayor of Erie, Pennsylvania, 1886 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • E. M. Misner, American politician, Mayor of Decatur, Illinois, 1871 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles E. Misner, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State Senate 23rd District, 1918; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1920, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J654-4XQ : 6 December 2014), Lizzie Misner, 18 Nov 1892; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Germanic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXSV-PMX : 6 December 2014), Francine Misner, 30 Jul 1895; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Saale, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JF6N-J3N : 6 December 2014), Sarah Misner, 30 Dec 1906; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Saint Paul, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JF6N-J3F : 6 December 2014), Hyman Misner, 30 Dec 1906; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Saint Paul, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXTC-5QS : 6 December 2014), Ray H. Misner, 06 Mar 1909; citing departure port Vera Cruz, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name Mexico, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNH7-CZ4 : 6 December 2014), Susan Misner, 04 Sep 1924; citing departure port Halifax, Nova Scotia, arrival port New York, N.Y., ship name Rosalind, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  7. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
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The Misner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Misner 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.

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