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The name Feuerbach derives from the German word "feuer" meaning "fire," and was probably an occupational name for someone who worked with fire such as a smith, a fire lighter, or a person who took care of the heating a household.

Feuerbach Early Origins



The surname Feuerbach was first found in Austria, where the family gained a significant reputation for its contributions to the emerging mediaeval society. The name became prominent as many branches of the family founded separate houses and acquired estates in various regions, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Pertholt der Feurer in the Sonnenberg monastery around 1350.

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Feuerbach Spelling Variations


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Feuerbach Spelling Variations



One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Feuerbach include Feuer, Feuerer, Feirer, Feierle, Feuerre, Fuer, Fewer, Fuere and many more.

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Feuerbach Early History


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Feuerbach Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Feuerbach research. Another 342 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1297 and 1702 are included under the topic Early Feuerbach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Feuerbach Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Feuerbach Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Feuerbach 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



After the First World War, Austria became a republi c. The Treaty of Versailles broke up the empire in 1919 and many of the Sudeten Germans were incorporated into the new nation of Czechoslovakia. In the 20th century, many Austrians migrated to other parts of Germany or Europe, as well as to North Ameri ca. In the United States, the majority of settlers landed in Philadelphia, and moved on to Ohio, Texas, Illinois, California, New York, and Maryland. Many German settlers also migrated to Canada, particularly Ontario and the Prairies. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Feuerbach were

Feuerbach Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anton Feuerbach, aged 25, arrived in Missouri in 1848
  • Leonard Feuerbach, aged 16, arrived in New York in 1895 aboard the ship "Veendam (1871)" from Rotterdam, Netherlands [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX3Q-Q57 : 6 December 2014), Leonard Feuerbach, 11 Nov 1895; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Veendam (1871), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Maria Feuerbach, aged 26, arrived in New York in 1895 aboard the ship "Trave" from Bremen, Germany [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX3R-7P1 : 6 December 2014), Maria Feuerbach, 30 Sep 1895; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Trave, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Michael Feuerbach, aged 56, originally from Volkrech, arrived in New York in 1897 aboard the ship "Trave" from Bremen, Germany [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX4M-YJC : 6 December 2014), Michael Feuerbach, 12 Aug 1897; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Trave, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Feuerbach Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Peter Feuerbach, aged 31, originally from Jeseritz, Germany, arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Hansa" from Hamburg, Germany [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6NK-C28 : 6 December 2014), Peter Feuerbach, 19 Dec 1921; citing departure port Hamburg, arrival port New York, ship name Hansa, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Karoline Feuerbach, aged 24, originally from Nurnberg, Germany, arrived in New York in 1923 aboard the ship "George Washington" from Bremen, Germany [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNXT-D6P : 6 December 2014), Karoline Feuerbach, 11 May 1923; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name George Washington, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Eduard Feuerbach, aged 21, originally from Muenchen, Germany, arrived in New York in 1923 aboard the ship "George Washington" from Bremen, Germany [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNXT-XZX : 6 December 2014), Eduard Feuerbach, 11 May 1923; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name George Washington, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Feuerbach (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Feuerbach (post 1700)



  • Allan "Al" Dean Feuerbach (b. 1948), former American track and field athlete, four time American champion in the shot put
  • Lawrence E. Joseph Feuerbach (1883-1911), American Olympic bronze medalist for shot put at the 1904 games
  • Friedrich Heinrich Feuerbach (1806-1880), German philologist and philosopher
  • Karl Wilhelm von Feuerbach (1800-1834), German mathematician and geometer who developed the Feuerbach point and Feuerbach's theorem in 1822, son of Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach
  • Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach (1775-1833), German legal scholar who reformed the Bavarian penal code
  • Anselm Feuerbach (1829-1880), German painter, the leading classicist painter of the German 19th-century school, grandson of Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach
  • Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach (1804-1872), German philosopher and anthropologist best known for his book The Essence of Christianity; the critique inspired Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX3Q-Q57 : 6 December 2014), Leonard Feuerbach, 11 Nov 1895; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Veendam (1871), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX3R-7P1 : 6 December 2014), Maria Feuerbach, 30 Sep 1895; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Trave, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX4M-YJC : 6 December 2014), Michael Feuerbach, 12 Aug 1897; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Trave, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6NK-C28 : 6 December 2014), Peter Feuerbach, 19 Dec 1921; citing departure port Hamburg, arrival port New York, ship name Hansa, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNXT-D6P : 6 December 2014), Karoline Feuerbach, 11 May 1923; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name George Washington, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNXT-XZX : 6 December 2014), Eduard Feuerbach, 11 May 1923; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name George Washington, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
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