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Mize Early Origins



The surname Mize was first found in Austria, where the family was anciently associated with the political and religious 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. The family founded numerous branches, many of which acquired manors and estates in surrounding regions, where they contributed to the prosperity of their society.

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Mize Spelling Variations


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Mize Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Meisel, Misel, Meissel, Meissl, Meisl, Misl, Maisel, Meysel, Maysel, Maysl, Meysl, Meyssel and many more.

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Mize Early History


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Mize Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mize research. Another 315 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1775, 1807, and 1853 are included under the topic Early Mize History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mize Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mize Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Mize were Ernst Adolph von Meissel, who served as Lord Chamberlain to the Queen of Sweden. Karl Meisl (1775-1853) was a Viennese playwrite with...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mize 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:

Mize Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • E. A. Mize, who landed in America, in 1906
  • R. H. Mize, who emigrated to the United States, in 1906
  • Paul Mize, aged 21, who landed in America, in 1920
  • L. Mize, aged 33, who emigrated to America, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mize (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mize (post 1700)



  • William Robert "Billy" Mize (b. 1929), American steel guitarist, band leader, vocalist, songwriter, and television show host
  • Cheyenne Marie Mize, American folk singer-songwriter
  • Chester Louis Mize (1917-1994), American politician, U.S. Representative from Kansas
  • Lawrence Hogan "Larry" Mize (b. 1958), American professional PGA golfer
  • John Robert "Johnny" Mize (1913-1993), American Major League Baseball player, inductee into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1981
  • Sidney Carr Mize (1888-1965), United States federal judge
  • Ola Lee Mize (1931-2014), United States Army officer, recipient of the Medal of Honor

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Suggested Readings for the name Mize


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Suggested Readings for the name Mize



  • The Isaac Mize Family of Eastern Kentucky by Franklin Miller.
  • Mize Genealogy in America by Joel Sanford Mize.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    11. ...

    The Mize Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mize 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 25 November 2016 at 08:08.

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