The surname Frankenschein was first found in the regions of the Rhineland and Westphalia, where bearers of the name were part of the Feudal System which became the backbone of early European society. Many bearers of this surname belonged to the knighthood in the Middle Rhine and Franconia regions.
Early History of the Frankenschein family
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Frankenschein Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Frankenstein, Frankental, Frenkental, Frankenthal and many more.
Early Notables of the Frankenschein family (pre 1700)
Notables with the name Frankenschein during this period were Johann von Frankenstein, a well known poet, who lived around the year 1300. Petrus von Frankenstein is mentioned in... Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Frankenschein Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Frankenschein family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hen Franke, who sailed to Virginia in 1653. Almost a hundred years later, Hans Martin Franck went to Pennsylvania, in 1752; Andreas Franck made the voyage to America in 1741.