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Gehrig History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Gehrig family


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.

Early History of the Gehrig family


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Gehrig Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Gehrig family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gehrig family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gehrig Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joachim Gehrig, who settled in Philadelphia in 1750

Gehrig Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Josef Gehrig, who landed in Iowa in 1846 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Josef, Gehrig Jr., who arrived in Iowa in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Peter Gehrig, who landed in Ohio in 1888 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • 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.)

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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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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