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Gehrig Early Origins



The surname Gehrig was first found in Saxony-Weimar, where the name 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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Gehrig Spelling Variations


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Gehrig Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gehring, Gering, Gehrig, Gehring, Gehringer, Gering and many more.

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Gehrig Early History


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Gehrig Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gehrig research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1835, 1444 and 1510 are included under the topic Early Gehrig History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gehrig Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gehrig Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gehrig 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:

Gehrig Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joachim Gehrig, who came to Philadelphia in 1750

Gehrig Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Josef Gehrig, who landed in Iowa in 1846
  • Josef, Gehrig Jr., who arrived in Iowa in 1851
  • Peter Gehrig, who landed in Ohio in 1888
  • Alois Gehrig, aged 26, who landed in America from Oberkepash, in 1892
  • Johann Gehrig, aged 31, who landed in America, in 1892
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gehrig Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Flora Gehrig, aged 2, who emigrated to the United States from Mulhausen, in 1901
  • Anna Gehrig, aged 16, who landed in America from Zurich, in 1905
  • Anna Gehrig, aged 56, who settled in America, in 1908
  • Ludwig Gehrig, aged 16, who landed in America from Ganheim, Germany, in 1908
  • Edmund Gehrig, aged 29, who landed in America from Mendorf, Germany, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gehrig (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gehrig (post 1700)



  • Adelaide Gehrig (1887-1944), American Olympic fencer at the 1924 Olympic Games
  • Eric Gehrig (b. 1987), American soccer player
  • Henry Louis "Lou" Gehrig (1903-1941), renowned American baseball player in the thirties, who died of the disease that now bears his name, in 1939
  • Fraser Gehrig (b. 1976), retired Australian rules footballer

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Gehrig Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gehrig Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gehrig 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 23 September 2013 at 08:20.

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