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Where did the German Siegfried family come from? What is the German Siegfried family crest and coat of arms? When did the Siegfried family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Siegfried family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Siegenhoven, Sigenhofen, Siegenhofen, Sigenhoven, Sieggenhoven, Siegenhhoven, Siegenhovenne and many more.
First found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Siegenhoven became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Siegfried research. Another 205 words(15 lines of text) covering the years 1851, 1653 and 1684 are included under the topic Early Siegfried History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Siegfried Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Siegfried Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
- Johannes Siegfried, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1719
- Johan Jacob Siegfried, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
Siegfried Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- Charles G Siegfried, who landed in Ohio in 1890
- Gust. Siegfried, aged 26, who landed in America from Zurich, in 1892
- A. Siegfried, aged 62, who landed in America, in 1895
Siegfried Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
- Ernst Siegfried, aged 29, who landed in America from Alfeld, Germany, in 1906
- Chana Siegfried, aged 16, who settled in America from Podborze, Galicia, in 1907
- Ernst Siegfried, aged 45, who emigrated to the United States from Schoneberg, Germany, in 1909
- Charles Siegfried, aged 4, who emigrated to the United States from Nancy, France, in 1911
- Adelaide Siegfried, aged 32, who settled in America from Nancy, France, in 1911
- Larry E. Siegfried (1939-2010), American National Basketball Association player
- Walter Siegfried (1919-2002), Swiss boxer who competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics
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The Siegfried Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Siegfried 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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