Orser History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Orser family

The surname Orser was first found in Oxfordshire where William Hostiler was recorded at Eynsham in 1190. A few years later, Robert, Edid le Osteler was registered in the Assize Rolls for Staffordshire in 1204, and later at Oseney in Oxfordshire in 1260. Henry Husteler was found in the Subsidy Rolls for Yorkshire in 1301. [1]

The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 included Godfrey le Hoselur and later, Richard le Hosteler was found in the Writs of Parliament c. 1318. [2]

Early History of the Orser family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orser research. Another 65 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1562, 1674, 1738, 1501, 1694, 1614, 1715, 1790 and 1782 are included under the topic Early Orser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Orser Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ostler, Hostler, Hosteller, Hostiller, Hustler, Oastler, Osler, Ossler, Husler and many more.

Early Notables of the Orser family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include William Ostler (died 1614), an actor in English Renaissance theatre, a member of the King's Men, the company of William Shakespeare. John Hustler (1715-1790), was a philanthropist, a native of Bradford, Yorkshire, where his family had been resident and engaged in the wool trade since the early years of the seventeenth century. His parents were members of the Society of Friends, and...
Another 67 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Orser Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Orser migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Orser Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Willemszen Orser, who arrived in New York, NY in 1649 [3]
Orser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Lewis Orser, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1883 [3]

Canada Orser migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Orser Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Joseph Orser U.E. (b. 1723) from Westchester County, New York, USA he died travelling to Kingston, Ontario c. 1783 his wife Anna née Jurckse and 9 children settled in Kingston, Ontario, Canada [4]
  • Mr. Gilbert Orser U.E. who settled in Kingston, Kings County, New Brunswick c. 1784 [4]
  • Mr. Isaac Orser U.E. who settled in Kingston, Ontario c. 1786 he served in DeLancey's Refugees Regiment [4]
  • Mr. Solomon Orser U.E. who settled in Kingston, Kings County, New Brunswick c. 1786 he served in DeLancey's Refugees Regiment [4]
  • Mr. William Orser U.E. who settled in Kingston, Kings County, New Brunswick c. 1786 [4]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Orser (post 1700) +

  • Leland Jones Orser (b. 1960), American film and television actor
  • Earl Herbert Orser CM (1928-2004), Canadian businessman, President and CEO of T. Eaton Company Limited from 1975 to 1977
  • Brian Ernest Orser OC (b. 1961), Canadian two-time silver medalist Olympic figure skater
  • Michael Orser Rabin Ph.D. (b. 1931), computer scientist, Turing Award (1976) recipient, and winner of the Israel Prize, in computer sciences in 1995 [5]


  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  3. ^ 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)
  4. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  5. ^ Michael Rabin. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Michael Rabin. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Rabin


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