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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. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. 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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