Fischbach History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Fischbach family

The surname Fischbach was first found in Austria, where the name Fischbacher became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Fischbach family

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Fischbach Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Fischbacher, Fischbach, Fischborn, Vischbach and many more.

Early Notables of the Fischbach family (pre 1700)

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United States Fischbach migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fischbach Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johann and Agnes Fischbach were two of the thirty original settlers of the Virginia colonies of Germanna and Germantown in 1714
  • Hermann Fischbach, who landed in Virginia in 1714 [1]
  • Johann Fischbach, who landed in Virginia in 1714 [1]
  • Han Jacob Fischbach, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1734 [1]
  • Anthony Fischbach, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Fischbach Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Michel Fischbach, who settled in Minnesota from Luxembourg in 1891

Contemporary Notables of the name Fischbach (post 1700) +

  • Gregory "Greg" Fischbach, American founder of the video game publisher Acclaim Entertainment in 1987
  • Michelle L. Fischbach (b. 1965), American politician, current president of the Minnesota Senate
  • Gerald D. Fischbach (b. 1938), American neuroscientist, former associate professor at Harvard Medical School's Department of Pharmacology
  • Nathan A. Fischbach, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1993 [2]
  • Michelle Fischbach (b. 1966), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 2004 [2]
  • Henry Fischbach, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964 [2]
  • Harry Fischbach, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960 [2]
  • Friedrich Fischbach (1839-1908), German textile designer
  • Marcel Fischbach (1914-1980), Luxembourg politician, journalist, and diplomat
  • Marc Fischbach (b. 1946), Luxembourg politician


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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