Federle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The German state of Bavaria is the ancestral home of the Federle family. Federle is a local name, first used as a surname for someone who lived in Bavaria, where they made great contributions to the feudal society which would become the backbone of early development of Europe.
Early Origins of the Federle family
The surname Federle was first found in Bavaria, where the name could be considered to make a great early contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of early development of Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.
Early History of the Federle family
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Federle Spelling Variations
In the medieval era, many different cultural groups lived in the German states. There are thus many regional variations of German surnames from that era. Westphalians spoke Low German, which is similar to modern Dutch. Many German names carry suffixes that identify where they came from. Others have phrases attached that identify something about the original bearer. Other variations in German names resulted from the fact that medieval scribes worked without the aid of any spelling rules. The spelling variations of the name Federle include Feder, Federer, Fedder, Federr, Fehder, Fehdder, Feyder and many more.
Early Notables of the Federle family (pre 1700)
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Federle migration to the United States +
European migration to North America began in the mid-17th century and continued unabated until the mid-20th. Many Bavarians made the long trip to escape poverty or persecution based on their religious beliefs. The chance for tenant farmers to own their own land was also a major drawing card. They settled all across the United States in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many came to Canada also, settling in Ontario and the prairie provinces. Analysis of immigration records has shown some of the first Federles to arrive in North America, and among them were:
Federle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Juana Federle, aged 49, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1848 
- Benedict Federle, aged 19, who arrived in New York, NY in 1851 
Contemporary Notables of the name Federle (post 1700) +
- Cliff Federle, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1998 
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html