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Fasnacht Early Origins



The surname Fasnacht was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Fasnacht Spelling Variations


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Fasnacht Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fasnacht, Fassnacht, Fasnachts, Fassnachtes, Fassnachts, Fasnachtes, Fasnaacht and many more.

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Fasnacht Early History


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Fasnacht Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fasnacht research. Another 218 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fasnacht History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fasnacht Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fasnacht Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Fasnacht 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 were:

Fasnacht Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joh Adam Fasnacht came to Philadelphia in 1749
  • Johan Fasnacht, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750

Fasnacht Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Julius Fasnacht, who arrived in Arkansas in 1875
  • Julius Fasnacht arrived in Arkansas in 1875

Fasnacht Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Fasnacht came to Newfoundland in 1777 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fasnacht (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fasnacht (post 1700)



  • Sergeant Charles H. Fasnacht (1842-1902), American soldier who fought in the American Civil War, awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House in Virginia on 12 May 1864

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Other References

  1. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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The Fasnacht Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fasnacht 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 29 August 2014 at 13:07.

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