Danzer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Danzer surname was a habitational name, taken on from the place name Danzig, on the Baltic Sea, in present day Poland. As Danzig was a busy port city, the name may have been acquired by merchants who then took the name with them on their travels, as well by people who were born there and moved away.

Early Origins of the Danzer family

The surname Danzer was first found in West Prussia, where the name Danzinger was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Danzer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Danzer research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1707, 1805, and 1852 are included under the topic Early Danzer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Danzer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Danzig, Danziger, Dantzen, Danzer, Danzinger, Dansigger, Dantzig, Dansinger, Danninger, Dantziger and many more.

Early Notables of the Danzer family (pre 1700)

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Danzer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Danzer migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Danzer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacobina Danzer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
Danzer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jakob Danzer, who arrived in Cincinnati, Oh in 1844 [1]
  • Stephan Danzer, who landed in New York in 1856 [1]
  • Johann Georg Danzer, aged 16, who landed in America in 1861 [1]
  • Franz Danzer, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1864 [1]
  • John Danzer, who arrived in St Clan County, III in 1876 [1]

  1. ^ 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)

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