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The distinguished surname Edingen is of German origin. The name is derived from "Edingen," the name of several towns in Germany, and means "one who came from Edingen."

Edingen Early Origins



The surname Edingen was first found in cities surrounding the towns of Edingen. It is likely that the name first emerged in South Germany, in the regions of Swabia and Bavaria, where the Upper German suffix "-er" was most frequently used. The various branches of the Edingen family were instrumental during this early period, each playing a major role in the development of the medieval society of its particular region.

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Edingen Spelling Variations


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Edingen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Edinger, Ediger, Eddinger and others.

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Edingen Early History


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Edingen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Edingen research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1631, 1691, 1675 and 1769 are included under the topic Early Edingen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Edingen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Edingen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Edingen 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 or some of its variants were: Abraham Edinger and his wife Anna Elisabetha Becker, who immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1754 with their son Johann Martin, Friedrich Edinger, who sailed from Dobruja to Halifax, Nova Scotia on the S.S. Brooklyn in 1855.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
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    The Edingen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Edingen 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 20 November 2014 at 07:52.

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