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Ehrenfels Early Origins



The surname Ehrenfels was first found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Ehrenfels Spelling Variations


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Ehrenfels Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ehren, Ehrenbeck, Ehrenburg, Ehrenberg, Ehrenbüchl, Ehrencrona, Ehrencrone, Ehrendreich, Ehrenfeld, Ehrenfels, Ehrenheim, Ehrenkreuz, Ehrenkrook, Ehrenstein and many more.

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Ehrenfels Early History


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Ehrenfels Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ehrenfels research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1638, 1731 and 1819 are included under the topic Early Ehrenfels History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ehrenfels Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ehrenfels Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ehrenfels 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:

Ehrenfels Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederich Norman Ehrenfels, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ehrenfels (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ehrenfels (post 1700)



  • Christian Freiherr von Ehrenfels (1859-1932), Austrian philosopher, is known as one of the founders and precursors of Gestalt psychology

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Ehrenfels Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ehrenfels 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 15 October 2014 at 13:30.

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