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Schlosser Early Origins



The surname Schlosser was first found in Bavaria, where the name was closely identified in early medieval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. Bearers of the name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for their involvement in social, economic and political affairs. The German word "schloss" has two meanings, "castle" and "lock," which lead to two possible origins for the name; it might refer to one who lived near a castle, or it may have been an occupational name, being given to a locksmith. The latter origin is by far the most likely for the Schlosser and Schlossmacher forms of the name, whereas the origin of Schloss could be either.

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Schlosser Spelling Variations


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Schlosser Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schloss, Schlosser, Schlossmann, Schlossmacher and others.

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Schlosser Early History


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Schlosser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schlosser research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1368 is included under the topic Early Schlosser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schlosser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schlosser Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Schlosser 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:

Schlosser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Leonard Schlosser, who came to Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Johann Jacob Schlosser, who landed in America in 1732
  • Leonard Schlosser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Leonhard Schlosser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Joh Jacob Schlosser, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Schlosser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich Wilhelm Schlosser, aged 39, arrived in America in 1839
  • Johan Peter Schlosser, who arrived in Texas in 1840-1850
  • Carl Schlosser, who arrived in Texas in 1845
  • Mich Schlosser, who landed in Texas in 1845
  • Josephe Schlosser, who arrived in Texas in 1846
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Schlosser Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Ferdinand A. Schlosser, aged 38, a clothmaker, arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Alfred"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schlosser (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schlosser (post 1700)



  • Thomas Schlosser, American Democrat politician, Chair of Ohio County Democratic Party, 1975
  • Loretta Schlosser, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1956
  • John F. Schlosser, American politician, Member of New York State Senate 26th District, 1909-10
  • Harold L. Schlosser, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952, 1956
  • Fred Schlosser, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1920
  • Frank G. Schlosser (b. 1901), American politician, Delegate to New Jersey State Constitutional Convention from Hudson County, 1947
  • David Schlosser, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2008
  • Art Paul Schlosser (b. 1960), American folk musician and comedian
  • Eric Schlosser (b. 1959), award-winning American journalist
  • Friedrich Christoph Schlosser (1776-1861), German historian
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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    The Schlosser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schlosser 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 19 October 2015 at 09:12.

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