Edinger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The distinguished surname Edinger 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 Edinger family

The surname Edinger 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 Edinger family were instrumental during this early period, each playing a major role in the development of the medieval society of its particular region.

Important Dates for the Edinger family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Edinger research. Another 70 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1631, 1691, 1675 and 1769 are included under the topic Early Edinger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Edinger Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Edinger family (pre 1700)

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Edinger migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Edinger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joh Philip Edinger, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1737 [1]
  • Abraham Edinger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]
  • Philip Edinger, who landed in America in 1756 [1]
  • Philipp Edinger, who landed in America in 1756 [1]
  • Wolfarth Reinhart Edinger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Edinger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Edinger, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County,Pennsylvania in 1837 [1]
  • Adam Edinger, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1858 [1]

Edinger migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Edinger Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Friedrich Edinger, aged 8, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1855
  • Friedrich Edinger, aged 35, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1855
  • Jacob Edinger, aged 10, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1855
  • Johann Edinger, aged 5, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1855
  • Josef Edinger, aged 4, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1855
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Edinger (post 1700)

  • John Bras Edinger (b. 1914), American journalist
  • R. W. Edinger, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1948 [2]
  • Loren R. Edinger, American politician, Mayor of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, 1973-77 [2]
  • Johanna Gabrielle Ottelie "Tilly" Edinger (1897-1967), German paleontologist, founder of paleoneurology, daughter of Ludwig Edinger
  • Ludwig Edinger (1855-1918), German anatomist and neurologist, co-founder of the University of Frankfurt
  • Eva-Maria Edinger (b. 1966), Austrian gold and bronze medalist synchronized swimmer in the 1980s
  • Cláudio Edinger (b. 1952), Brazilian photographer
  • Paul Edinger (b. 1978), American former NFL football kicker who played from 2000 to 2011

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Citations

  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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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