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A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Anthes, were formed in the lands which became the modern state of Saxony. In the medieval era, Germany was fragmented and inhabited by numerous Barbarian tribes, who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. The ancient dukedom of Saxony derived its name from the Germanic tribe name the Saxons who inhabited the territory after the fall of the Roman Empire.

Anthes Early Origins



The surname Anthes was first found in Saxony, where the name became noted for its many branches with the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. The name is associated with Saint Anthony (Antonius,) the founder of monasticism and the patron saint of farmers. Although primarily a first name, Anton also became a family name as it gained popularity in the Middle Ages.

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Anthes Spelling Variations


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Anthes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Anton, Antonn, Annton, Antonne, Anthes, Antes and others.

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Anthes Early History


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Anthes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Anthes research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1802 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Anthes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Anthes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Anthes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Anthes at this time were Carl Gottlob Anton (d. 1817), who was a high-ranking civil official in the city of Goerlitz in...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Anthes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Anthes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Phil Daniel Anthes, who arrived in America in 1856
  • Philip Anthes, who landed in St Clair County, III in 1863

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Contemporary Notables of the name Anthes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Anthes (post 1700)



  • George Paul Anthes (1856-1936), American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Nebraska State Auditor, 1908

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Anthes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Anthes 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.

    This page was last modified on 23 November 2015 at 10:10.

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