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The Eisberg surname is a habitational name, taken on from any of the several places so named in Germany. The place names come from the Middle High German "isen," meaning "iron," and "berg," or "mountain."

Eisberg Early Origins



The surname Eisberg was first found in Thuringia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the family became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation. The brothers Ottolf and Otto von Eisenburg lived in this region in the 13th century.

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Eisberg Spelling Variations


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Eisberg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eisenberg, Eissenberg, Eissenberger, Eisenburg, Eisenburg, Eissenburg, Eisenburger and many more.

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Eisberg Early History


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Eisberg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eisberg research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1774, 1774, 1663 and 1727 are included under the topic Early Eisberg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eisberg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eisberg Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable members of the surname Eisberg in this period were Georg Ludwig Eisenberg, who was the Jaegermeister at Marienborn and Lord of the manor at Selbold. There was also a von Eisenberg family of Austria, who were raised to...

Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eisberg 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: Hans George Eisenberg, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1751; Johan Henry Eissenberger settled there in 1766; as well as Moses Eisenberger came to Philadelphia in 1839..

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Citations



    Other References

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    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania 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 Eisberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eisberg 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 28 May 2015 at 09:11.

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