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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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Theissen Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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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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