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."
Early Origins of the Edingen family
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.
Early History of the Edingen family
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Early Notables of the Edingen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Edingen family to the New World and Oceana
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.