The distinguished surname Trachsler is of German origin. It is derived from the Middle High German "Drehseler," meaning "turner," and was most likely initially borne by a turner or lathe worker.
Early Origins of the Trachsler family
The surname Trachsler was first found in the region of Thuringia, where this particular variation first emerged. The earliest recorded bearer of the name was Herman der Drahsil, who was living in Weingarten, a town just beyond the borders of Thuringia, in 1270. The Trachsler family was an integral part of a feudal
society which would shape modern European history, and played an important role in the development of German society.
Early History of the Trachsler family
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Trachsler Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Drechsler, Drechsel, Drexler, Drexel, Drexell, Drachsler, Drachsel, Draxler, Draxel, Draxell, Dressler, Dressel, Trechsler, Trechsel, Trexler, Trexel, Trexell, Trachsler, Trachsel, Traxler, Traxel, Traxell and many more.
Early Notables of the Trachsler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Trachsler family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Trachsler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Anna Maria Trachsler, who landed in Carolina in 1734 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Trachsler (post 1700)
- Morris Trachsler (b. 1984), Swiss professional ice hockey player, member of the Switzerland men's national ice hockey team