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The Eissenburg 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."

Eissenburg Early Origins



The surname Eissenburg 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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Eissenburg Spelling Variations


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Eissenburg Spelling Variations



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

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Eissenburg Early History


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Eissenburg Early History



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

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Eissenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eissenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable members of the surname Eissenburg 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 Eissenburg 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. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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    The Eissenburg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eissenburg 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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