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Biswanger Early Origins



The surname Biswanger was first found in Swabia, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Biswanger Spelling Variations


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Biswanger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Biswanger, Bieswange, Binswangen, Biswange, Beiswangg, Bischwang and many more.

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Biswanger Early History


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Biswanger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Biswanger research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Biswanger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Biswanger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Biswanger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Biswanger 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:

Biswanger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Biswanger arrived in Philadelphia in 1730
  • Peter Biswanger, who landed in America in 1730

Biswanger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Erhard Biswanger settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1846
  • Erhard Biswanger, who came to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1846
  • Ottmar Biswanger came to Philadelphia in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Biswanger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Biswanger (post 1700)



  • Raymond Adam Biswanger (b. 1922), American educator
  • Erwin Biswanger (b. 1896), German actor
  • Raymond Adam Biswanger (b. 1922), chairman of the English Department at Slippery Rock College in Pennsylvania

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Biswanger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Biswanger 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 12 June 2014 at 15:41.

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