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The name Theissen derives from the German personal name Matthias which in turn derives from the apostle Matthaeus (English Matthew). Versions of this name were very popular in the Middle Ages throughout Christian Europe.

Theissen Early Origins



The surname Theissen was first found in Germany, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society.

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Theissen Spelling Variations


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Theissen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Theis, Theisen, Thein, Theitz, Theisz, Theisman and others.

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Theissen Early History


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Theissen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Theissen research. Another 208 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1295, 1596, 1790, 1804, and 1869 are included under the topic Early Theissen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Theissen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Theissen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Theissen 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:

Theissen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Herm Aug Theissen, who arrived in America in 1849
  • H H Theissen, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Johann Peter Theissen, who landed in Rio Grande (do Sul), Brazil in 1857

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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    The Theissen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Theissen 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 6 February 2016 at 18:47.

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