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The German surname Panzner was derived from the Middle High German word "panzier," which means "mail-coat;" as such, it was likely an occupational name for an armorer.
The surname Panzner was first found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Panser, Panse, Pansern, Pansen, Pansey, Panzer, Pantzer, Pantzner, Panzner, Panzen and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Panzner research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1654, 1634, 1633 and 1703 are included under the topic Early Panzner History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Panzner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Friedrich Panzer, who came to America in 1783; Joseph Panser, who arrived in New York, NY in 1824; Charles Panzer, who settled in New York in 1838; Eduard Panzer, who came to New York, NY in 1853.
The Panzner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Panzner 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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