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The Eszterhazy family name is thought to be habitational, deriving from the name of a now-lost settlement called Esterháza near Dunajská Streda in present day Slovakia.

Eszterhazy Early Origins



The surname Eszterhazy was first found in southwestern Slovakia, part of the Kingdom of Hungary at the time, where they were low gentry. From 1421 on, they were the owners of a property in Galanta, and Ferenc Zerházy (1563-1594) was elevated to the title of Baron of Galántha. The family further rose in prominence under Count Nikolaus Esterházy (1583-1645) and his son, Prince Paul Esterházy (1635-1713).

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Eszterhazy Spelling Variations


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Eszterhazy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eszterházy, Esterházy, Esterhazy and others.

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Eszterhazy Early History


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Eszterhazy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eszterhazy research. Another 305 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1641, 1654, 1760, 1711, 1762, 1714, 1790, 1790, 1765, 1833, 1809, 1585, 1654, 1635, 1713, 1674 and 1687 are included under the topic Early Eszterhazy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eszterhazy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eszterhazy Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name in this era Baron Daniel Esterhazy de Galantha (1585-1654), a Hungarian noble, the founder of the Csesznek branch of the House of Esterhazy; and Pál Esterhazy, Fürst Esterházy von Galantha, (1635-1713), a Hungarian...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eszterhazy 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: Josef Esterhazy, who arrived at Ellis Island, New York on Dec. 5, 1899, aboard the "Friesland"; and Paul Esterhazy, who arrived at Ellis Island, New York on Jan 14, 1908 aboard the "Kronprinzessin Cecilie.".

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
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    The Eszterhazy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eszterhazy 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 9 October 2014 at 10:48.

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