Birkenhauer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Birkenhauer family
The surname Birkenhauer was first found in Bohemia, where the name Birken was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. Records show that the name Birken stems originally from the ancient line of Berka which first appeared in Bohemia around 1003. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
Early History of the Birkenhauer family
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Birkenhauer Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Birken, Birkener, Birkner, Birck, Bircken, Birckner, Birchen, Birch, Birkenstock and many more.
Early Notables of the Birkenhauer family (pre 1700)
During this early period, notable bearers of the name Birkenhauer included Charlotte Birch-Pfeiffer (1800-1868), who was a well-known actress and dramatist. Sixtus Birck (1501-1554) was a schoolteacher who converted to...
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Birkenhauer migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Birkenhauer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Wilhelm H Birkenhauer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1856 
- George Birkenhauer, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1859
- Heinrich Birkenhauer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1866 
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)