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


Spelling variations of this family name include: Tannenberg, Tannenburg, Tanenberg, Tanenburg, Tannberg, Tannburg, Tannenberger, Tannenburger, Tanenberger, Tanenburger, Tanneberg, Tanneburg, Tanneberger, Tanneburger, Tannerberg, Tannerburg, Tannerberger, Tannerburger and many more.

First found in Swabia, where the name 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.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tanberg research. Another 281 words(20 lines of text) covering the years 1124, 1433, 1473, 1495, 1530, 1692, 1729, 1737, and 1810 are included under the topic Early Tanberg History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 44 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tanberg Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: David Tanneberger, who came to Georgia in 1737 with his son Johann. He is also listed under the variation "Tannerberger." Michael Tannenberger and Ann Rosina Tannenberger both came to Philadelphia in 1742..


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