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Where did the German Goldbach family come from? What is the German Goldbach family crest and coat of arms? When did the Goldbach family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Goldbach family history?The colorful history of Germany provides a glimpse at the oldest origins of the Goldbach family. In the medieval era, Germany was fragmented and inhabited by numerous Barbarian tribes who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. The ancient dukedom of Silesia derived its name from a Germanic tribe called the Silingers, who occupied Silesia between the 2nd and the 6th centuries.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Goldbach, Goldbacher, Goldbeck, Goldbacker and many more.
First found in Saxony, where the name could be considered to make a major contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of early development of Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the regional and national conflicts, as each group sought power in an ever changing territorial profile.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goldbach research. Another 214 words(15 lines of text) covering the years 1493, 1495, 1690, 1698, 1745, 1764, and 1778 are included under the topic Early Goldbach History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Goldbach Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Goldbach Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Goldbach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goldbach 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.
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