Tischner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Tischner family

The surname Tischner was first found in Silesia, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. Chronicles first mention Nicolaus Tischer of Liegnitz, Silesia, in 1372, and Hensl Tischer of Iglau, Bohemia, in 1359.

Early History of the Tischner family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tischner research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1359 and 1577 are included under the topic Early Tischner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Tischner Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tischer, Tischle, Tischler, Tisler, Tisle, Tishler, Tishle, Tisher, Tischel, Tishel and many more.

Early Notables of the Tischner family (pre 1700)

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United States Tischner migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tischner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Friedrich Hermann Tischner, who landed in America in 1859 [1]
  • Clara Tischner, aged 24, originally from Saxony, arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "Furst Bismarck" from Hamburg via Southampton [2]
  • Simon Tischner, aged 22, arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "Waesland" from Antwerp, Belgium [3]
Tischner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Hans Tischner, aged 35, arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Kenowis" from Hamburg, Germany [4]

Contemporary Notables of the name Tischner (post 1700) +

  • Rudolf Tischner (1879-1961), German ophthalmologist and parapsychologist
  • Józef Tischner (1931-2000), Polish priest and philosopher, awarded the Order of the White Eagle, Poland's highest civil decoration


  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. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6BZ-N46 : 6 December 2014), Clara Tischner, 28 Apr 1893; citing departure port Hamburg via Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Furst Bismarck, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J61W-BMG : 6 December 2014), Simon Tischner, 09 Nov 1893; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Waesland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6NG-62D : 6 December 2014), Hans Tischner, 29 Sep 1921; citing departure port Hamburg, arrival port New York, ship name Kenowis, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).


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