occupational name, or perhaps used figuratively as a nickname which later became a surname. Or, Zeissler may come from the Middle High German word "zeiz" meaning "graceful, tender or gentle."
Early Origins of the Zeissler family
feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. Chronicles first mention Konrad Zeisolf of Mannheim in 1307, Ebelin Zeizolf of the ancient imperial city of Worms in 1234, and there is a town in Wuerttemberg called Zeizolfswiler.
Early History of the Zeissler family
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Zeissler Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Zeiss, Zeisse, Zeis, Zaiss, Zaisse, Zais, Zaissle, Zeissle, Zeissler, Zeissolf, Zeizolf, Zaiser, Zaisz, Zaisser, Zeiz and many more.
Early Notables of the Zeissler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Zeissler family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Christian Zeise, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1753; Lorentz Zeisler arrived with his wife and three children in America in 1709; George Zeiss came to Philadelphia in 1852.
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