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The Eissenberg 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."

Eissenberg Early Origins



The surname Eissenberg 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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Eissenberg Spelling Variations


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Eissenberg Spelling Variations



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

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Eissenberg Early History


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Eissenberg Early History



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

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Eissenberg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eissenberg Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable members of the surname Eissenberg 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 Eissenberg 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

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
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    The Eissenberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eissenberg 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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