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Finsterwald Early Origins



The surname Finsterwald was first found in Bavaria, where the name 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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Finsterwald Spelling Variations


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Finsterwald Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Finster, Finsterer, Finsterlin, Finsterbusch, Finsterbush, Finsterwalter, Finsterwald and many more.

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Finsterwald Early History


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Finsterwald Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Finsterwald research. Another 178 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1729 and 1815 are included under the topic Early Finsterwald History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Finsterwald Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Finsterwald Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Finsterwald 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:

Finsterwald Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Finsterwald settled in America in 1783
  • Johann Finsterwald, who landed in America in 1783

Finsterwald Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. Finsterwald came to Baltimore in 1854
  • Jacob Finsterwald came to Ohio in 1865

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Contemporary Notables of the name Finsterwald (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Finsterwald (post 1700)



  • John Finsterwald, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924

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Finsterwald Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
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    The Finsterwald Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Finsterwald 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 7 October 2015 at 11:44.

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