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Fassnacht Early Origins



The surname Fassnacht 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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Fassnacht Spelling Variations


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Fassnacht Spelling Variations



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

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Fassnacht Early History


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Fassnacht Early History



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

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Fassnacht Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fassnacht Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Fassnacht 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:

Fassnacht Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joh Adam Fassnacht, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Johan Adam Fassnacht, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Johan Conrad Fassnacht, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749

Fassnacht Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Barbara Fassnacht arrived in North America in 1828
  • Anton Fassnacht came to North America in 1833
  • George Fassnacht arrived in Philadelphia in 1846
  • Agnes Fassnacht arrived in North America in 1852
  • Anna Fassnacht came to New York, NY in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fassnacht (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fassnacht (post 1700)



  • Robert Fassnacht (1937-1970), American physics post-doctoral researcher who was killed by a bomb in his research lab

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. 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).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    11. ...

    The Fassnacht Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fassnacht 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 12 October 2015 at 12:46.

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