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Gehring Early Origins



The surname Gehring 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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Gehring Spelling Variations


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Gehring Spelling Variations



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

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Gehring Early History


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Gehring Early History



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

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Gehring Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gehring Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Gehring Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hum Gehring, who arrived in America in 1848
  • Gerh W Gehring, who arrived in America in 1849
  • Wilhelmina Gehring, aged 20, arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Ma Gehring, aged 16, landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Adeline Gehring, aged 11, arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gehring (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gehring (post 1700)



  • Henry "Hank" Gehring (1881-1912), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Washington Senators in 1907 and 1908
  • Lana Gehring (b. 1990), American short track speed skater at the 2010 Winter Olympics
  • Frederic P. Gehring C.M. (1903-1998), American Catholic priest who served as a military chaplain during the Guadalcanal Campaign of World War II
  • Frederick William Gehring (1925-2012), American mathematician who worked in the area of complex analysis
  • Georg Gehring (1903-1943), German wrestler at the 1928, 1932 and 1936 Summer Olympics
  • Johanna "Hanni" Gehring (1926-2011), German cross country skier at the 1952 Winter Olympics
  • Kai Gehring (b. 1977), German politician, Member of the Bundestag (2005-)
  • Kai Gehring (b. 1988), German footballer who plays for SG Sonnenhof Großaspach
  • Rolf Gehring (b. 1955), former professional German tennis player who was ranked World No. 37 in 1981
  • Hanni Gehring (b. 1926), West German Olympic cross country skier
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Gehring Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gehring 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 10 June 2015 at 08:33.

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