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Beckner Early Origins



The surname Beckner was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval 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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Beckner Spelling Variations


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Beckner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bockner, Bochner, Buckner, Bocher, Buchenau, Buckner and many more.

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Beckner Early History


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Beckner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beckner research. Another 299 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1470, 1838, 1614 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Beckner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Beckner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beckner Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Antho Buckner who arrived in Virginia in 1690; Carl Buckner who settled in Texas in 1846; Frederick Buckner who settled in Philadelphia in 1853; and Henry Buckner who settled in Ontario, Canada in 1871..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Beckner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Beckner (post 1700)



  • William Beckner (b. 1941), American mathematician, known for his work in harmonic analysis, Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, awarded the Salem Prize (1975)
  • William Morgan Beckner (1841-1910), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Kentucky (1894-1895)
  • Michael Frost Beckner (b. 1963), American screenwriter, novelist and creator of film and television works
  • Robert Beckner (b. 1952), American professional football player
  • William Morgan Beckner (1841-1910), American Democrat politician, Member of Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1893; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1894-95
  • T. F. Beckner Jr., American politician, Mayor of Johnson City, Tennessee, 1953
  • Grace L. Beckner, American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1952-53
  • Donald L. Beckner, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana, 1977-81
  • Carl Beckner, American Democrat politician, Chair of Ritchie County Democratic Party, 1949-50

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Beckner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beckner 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 10:14.

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