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Where did the German Heimberger family come from? What is the German Heimberger family crest and coat of arms? When did the Heimberger family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Heimberger family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Heimburh, Hiemburg, Heimbaugh, Heimbach and others.

First found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. The area was notable for the influence of the Teutonic Knights.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heimberger research. Another 229 words(16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heimberger History in all our PDF Extended History products.


More information is included under the topic Early Heimberger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Heimberger Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Maria Heimberger, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Anna Maria Heimberger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Georg Thomas Heimberger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751

Heimberger Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century

  • Gustavus Heimberger, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1838
  • William Heimberger, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1853


  • Edward Albert Heimberger (1908-2005), original name of Eddie Albert, American actor, best remembered as Oliver Wendell Douglas in the 1960s television situation comedy Green Acres


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The Heimberger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heimberger 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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