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Multiple Origins for the Surname Seys



Seys Early Origins



The surname Seys was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal 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. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Seys Spelling Variations


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Seys Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Seitz, Sitz, Seetz, Seiz, Seis, Seytz, Seys and others.

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Seys Early History


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Seys Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Seys research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1582 is included under the topic Early Seys History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Seys Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Seys Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Seys 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:

Seys Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Evan Seys, who settled in Virginia sometime between 1666 and 1667

Seys Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Seys, who arrived in Maryland in 1724
  • Johan Ludovick Seys, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1733
  • Johan Ludwick Seys, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733

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Seys Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Seys Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Seys 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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