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The German surname Banach emerged in the lands that formed the powerful German state of Prussia, which at one time was an immense German territory that stretched from France and the Low Countries to the Baltic sea and Poland. After the fall of the Roman Empire, the German territories were inhabited by a variety of Barbarian tribes. The borders of the Barbarian kingdoms changed frequently, but the region that became known as Prussia was roughly divided between the areas of Brandenburg-Prussia, West Prussia, and East Prussia. West Prussia, where the distinguished surname Banach was born, was nestled between Brandenburg and East Prussia on the Vistula River. It is famous for its ancient cities, such as Danzig, which is renowned for its culture and fine displays of Renaissance art and architecture.

Banach Early Origins



The surname Banach was first found in East Prussia, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. The name is Slavic in origin.

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Banach Spelling Variations


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Banach Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bannasch, Bannach, Bannaski, Bannasche, Bannash, Bannashe, Banach, Banasch, Banasche, Banascher, Bansch, Bannsch, Bannsche, Bansche, Banscher, Bannsh, Bannsher and many more.

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Banach Early History


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Banach Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Banach research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1871 and 1871 are included under the topic Early Banach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Banach Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Banach Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Banach 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 or some of its variants were: George Bansch, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1806 with his wife and two children; Georg Bansche came to Philadelphia, Pa. in 1734. Michael Banscher arrived in Philadelphia in 1871..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Banach (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Banach (post 1700)



  • Orest "Orri" Banach (b. 1948), retired German-American soccer goalkeeper
  • Lou Banach (b. 1960), American Olympic gold medalist wrestler
  • Edward Joseph Banach (b. 1960), American Olympic gold medalist wrestler
  • William Philip Banach (1903-1951), American Democrat politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly from Milwaukee County 12th District, 1947-51; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1948
  • Maurice Banach (1967-1991), German footballer
  • Stefan Banach (1892-1945), Polish mathematician, creator of Banach algebra and Banach space, co-creator of the Banach–Tarski paradox and the Hahn–Banach theorem

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
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    The Banach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Banach 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 14 January 2016 at 15:36.

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