The Eissenberger 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 Eissenberger family
The surname Eissenberger 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 Eissenberger family
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Eissenberger Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Eisenberg, Eissenberg, Eissenberger, Eisenburg, Eisenburg, Eissenburg, Eisenburger and many more.
Early Notables of the Eissenberger family (pre 1700)
Notable members of the surname Eissenberger 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 Eissenberger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Eissenberger family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Eissenberger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Johan Henry Eissenberger, who settled in America in 1766
- Johan Hen Eissenberger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1766 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)