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Eisenburg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Eisenburg 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."

Early Origins of the Eisenburg family

The surname Eisenburg 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.

Early History of the Eisenburg family

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Eisenburg Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Eisenburg family (pre 1700)

Notable members of the surname Eisenburg 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...
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Migration of the Eisenburg family to the New World and Oceana

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..

Contemporary Notables of the name Eisenburg (post 1700)

  • John Frederick Eisenburg (b. 1935), American zoologist
  • Lee Eisenburg, Editor-in-Chief of Esquire Magazine
  • Murray Eisenburg (b. 1939), mathematician

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