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Frankenstein Early Origins



The surname Frankenstein 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.

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Frankenstein Spelling Variations


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Frankenstein Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Frankenstein, Frankental, Frenkental, Frankenthal and many more.

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Frankenstein Early History


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Frankenstein Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Frankenstein research. Another 218 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1361, 1370, 1456, and 1458 are included under the topic Early Frankenstein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Frankenstein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Frankenstein Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables with the name Frankenstein 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 Frankenstein 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:

Frankenstein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hein Frankenstein went to New York, NY in 1851 when he was 32
  • Jon Sabels Frankenstein went that same year when he was 26
  • C L Frankenstein, who landed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1851
  • Jac Frankenstein went in 1863 at the age of 48
  • Jakob Frankenstein, aged 42, who arrived in America, in 1893
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Frankenstein Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Karl Frankenstein, aged 20, who arrived in America from Hannover, Germany, in 1907
  • Zlirel Frankenstein, aged 40, who arrived in America from Plozk, Russia, in 1907
  • Schlomme Frankenstein, aged 16, who arrived in America from Berezin, Russia, in 1907
  • Lea Frankenstein, aged 42, who arrived in America from London, England, in 1907
  • Morris Frankenstein, aged 43, who arrived in America from London, England, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Frankenstein (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Frankenstein (post 1700)



  • Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein (b. 1964), born Paul Caiafa, an American guitarist, known for his work with the band the Misfits
  • Alfred Victor Frankenstein (1906-1981), American art and music critic
  • Karl Frankenstein (1905-1990), German-born, Israeli professor in special education and pedagogy

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. 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).
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    11. ...

    The Frankenstein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Frankenstein 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 20 September 2016 at 15:25.

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