Seiden History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Seiden family

The surname Seiden was first found in Switzerland, where the name has been traced to Swiss origins before the family's emigration to Germany in 1315, gaining a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, most notably in Brandenburg and Silesia, consistently elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Seiden family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Seiden research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1315, 1533, 1544, 1699, 1729, and 1821 are included under the topic Early Seiden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Seiden Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Seidel, Seidell, Seidler, Seider, Seidl, Seiden, Seide, Seydl, Seydel, Seidelmann, Seidelman, Seidemann, Seideman, Seid, Seidt, Seidmann and many more.

Early Notables of the Seiden family (pre 1700)

Notables of the time with the surname Seiden were the descendent of Georg Christoph Seidl, Georg Christoph Gottlieb von Seidl, who was a Prussian privy councillor...
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United States Seiden migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Seiden Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Jurg Seiden, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1740
  • John Yurg Seiden, aged 37, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1740 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Seiden (post 1700) +

  • Harry Seiden, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Dutchess County 2nd District, 1927 [2]
  • Harry Seiden, American politician, Social Democratic Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1904 [2]


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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