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Where did the German Leininger family come from? What is the German Leininger family crest and coat of arms? When did the Leininger family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Leininger family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lehning, Leiningen, Leihning, Leining, Linange and others.
First found in Bavaria, where the name Lehning was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power. They also branched into the Rhine province, and into Bade, Hesse, and Nassau.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leininger research. Another 149 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 177 and 1779 are included under the topic Early Leininger History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Leininger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Leininger Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
- Anna Maria Leininger, who came to New York, NY in 1709
- Johan Conrad Leininger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748
- Sebastian Leininger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748
- Anna Elisabetha Amman Leininger, who came to Pennsylvania in 1750
- Anna Elisabetha Leininger, who came to Pennsylvania in 1750
Leininger Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- Adam Leininger, who arrived in New York in 1835
- Charles Leininger, who came to America in 1843
- Crescenz Leininger, who settled in New York, NY in 1849
- Crescenz Leininger, who landed in New York, NY in 1849
- Christian Leininger, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1874
Leininger Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
- Jacques Leininger, aged 44, who settled in America from Straseburg, Germany, in 1907
- Philipp Leininger, aged 44, who landed in America from Strassburg, Germany, in 1908
- Franz Leininger, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Suchl, Germany, in 1909
- Joseph Leininger, aged 25, who landed in America from Lichtenberg, Germany, in 1910
- Bertha Leininger, aged 26, who landed in America from Reisen Wyer, Germany, in 1911
- Madeleine Leininger (b. 1925), American pioneering nursing theorist
- James Leininger, American enterpreneur, founder of Kinetic Concepts in 1976
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The Leininger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leininger 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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