Denzer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Denzer 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 Denzer family
The surname Denzer 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 Denzer family
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Denzer 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 Denzer family (pre 1700)
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Denzer migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Denzer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Christian Denzer, who landed in Kentucky in 1881 
Contemporary Notables of the name Denzer (post 1700) +
- Roger "Peaceful Valley" Denzer (1871-1949), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Chicago Colts and New York Giants from 1897 to 1901
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)