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Ginzburg Early Origins



The surname Ginzburg was first found in Bavaria, where the name Ginzburger was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Ginzburg Spelling Variations


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Ginzburg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ginzburger, Ginzberger, Ginsberg, Gentschberg, Genzenberg, Ganzburg, Gonzenberg, Gonzenbach, Gizeburger and many more.

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Ginzburg Early History


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Ginzburg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ginzburg research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ginzburg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ginzburg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ginzburg Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ginzburg 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: Joh Jacob Ginsberg, who came to America in 1750-1753; Carl Fried Genz, who arrived in Texas in 1850; Carl Ferd Genz, who settled in Texas in 1850; David Ginzburger, who settled in Philadelphia in 1854.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ginzburg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ginzburg (post 1700)



  • Vitaly L. Ginzburg (1916-2009), Soviet theoretical physicist, astrophysicist, and Nobel laureate

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Ginzburg Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Ginzburg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ginzburg 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 2 October 2003 at 15:51.

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