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Degener Early Origins



The surname Degener was first found in Bavaria, where the name Degen 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.

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Degener Spelling Variations


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Degener Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Degen, Degene, Degens, Deger, Degern, Degenberg, Degin, Degon, Degan, Degener, Degenfeld, Degenhart, Degenits, Degenreit and many more.

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Degener Early History


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Degener Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Degener research. Another 176 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1625, 1716, and 1740 are included under the topic Early Degener History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Degener Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Degener Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Degener 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:

Degener Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Dietrich W. Degener, who came to Missouri in 1840
  • Dietrich W Degener, aged 27, arrived in Missouri in 1840
  • Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Degener, aged 27, landed in America in 1845
  • Christian Friedr Degener, aged 42, landed in America in 1845
  • Dorothea Luise Moesch Degener, who settled in America in 1845
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Degener (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Degener (post 1700)



  • Edward Degener (1809-1890), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Texas 4th District, 1869-71
  • Gülsen Degener, professional carom billiards player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Degener Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Degener 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 11 November 2015 at 11:01.

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