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Frankel Early Origins



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


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Frankel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Frankel, Frankell, Frankle, Franklle and others.

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Frankel Early History


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Frankel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Frankel research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Frankel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Frankel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Frankel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Frankel 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:

Frankel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert Frankel settled in Galveston Texas in 1846
  • Robert Frankel, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1846
  • Jacob Frankel arrived in San Francisco in 1871
  • Jacob Frankel, aged 42, arrived in San Francisco, California in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Frankel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Frankel (post 1700)



  • Charles Frankel (1917-1975), American philosopher, eponym of the Charles Frankel Prize
  • Bernice Frankel (1926-2009), original name of Beatrice Arthur, American Emmy Award winning actress, comedienne and singer
  • Robert "Bobby" J. Frankel (b. 1941), American thoroughbred race horse trainer
  • David Frankel (b. 1959), American director, editor, screenwriter, executive producer
  • Zecharias Frankel (1801-1875), Bohemian-German conservative rabbi, historian
  • Benjamin Frankel (1906-1973), British composer
  • William Frankel (1903-2008), editor of the British weekly newspaper, the Jewish Chronicle, from 1958 to 1977

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See Also


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
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    The Frankel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Frankel 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 31 March 2016 at 11:33.

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