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

The name Aschenbrenner, which is a local surname, reveals that the original bearer of the name once lived, held land, or was born in Swabia, a medieval dukedom that was in southwestern Germany. In the 1st century, Swabia was settled by the tribe of the Sueben who came from central Germany and drove the Celts to Gaul (France). After the fall of the Roman Empire, the Germanic Alemans from the north and the Bajuvaren from the east entered the region. These tribes were in turn defeated by the Franks under Clovis in 496. The dukedom of Swabia was formed in the 10th century. It was ruled by the Hohenstaufen family between the 11th and 13th centuries, when the counts of Wuerttemberg took control. Two other imperial dynasties also came from Swabia: the Hapsburgs and the Hohenzollerns, who were the Kings of Prussia and the last German emperors until 1918. Today, the area is called Baden-Württemberg.

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Asch, Asche, Asches, Ascher, Assch, Assche, Aschen and many more.

First found in Swabia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aschenbrenner research. Another 175 words(12 lines of text) covering the years 1727, 1762, 1783, and 1880 are included under the topic Early Aschenbrenner History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 34 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Aschenbrenner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Aschenbrenner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century


  • Urban Aschenbrenner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740

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  • Frank Aschenbrenner (b. 1925), former professional American football running back


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The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Virtute Duce
Motto Translation: With virtue for guide.

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The Aschenbrenner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Aschenbrenner 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 8 December 2013 at 13:51.

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