An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2013
Where did the German Boegner family come from? What is the German Boegner family crest and coat of arms? When did the Boegner family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Boegner family history?The surname Boegner is a metonymic surname; it is derived from the principal object associated with the occupation of the original bearer.The name is derived from the German word bogaere, which means bow.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bogner, Boegner, Boeger, Boggner, Bogener, Bogenner, Boggener, Boggenner, Bognar and many more.
First found in Silesia, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. Chronilces first mention Hensel der bogener of Liegnitz, Silesia, around 1368, and N. Bogener of Breslau in 1399.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boegner research. Another 213 words(15 lines of text) covering the years 1805 and 1785 are included under the topic Early Boegner History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 45 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boegner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Tobias Bogner, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1733. Pius Bognar arrived in Philadelphia in 1873.
The Boegner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boegner 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 21 January 2013 at 16:26.
houseofnames.com is an internet property owned by Swyrich Corporation.