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The colorful history of Saxony provides a glimpse at the oldest origins of the Genthner family. In the medieval era, the German lands were inhabited by a variety of Barbarian tribes. The ancient dukedom of Saxony derived its name from the Germanic tribe name the Saxons who inhabited the territory after the fall of the Roman Empire.

Genthner Early Origins



The surname Genthner was first found in Saxony, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Genthner Spelling Variations


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Genthner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gunther, Gunter, Guenther, Guenter, Gunte, Guenthe, Gunthe, Guente and many more.

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Genthner Early History


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Genthner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Genthner research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1589, 1653, 1714, 1695, 1723 and 1818 are included under the topic Early Genthner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Genthner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Genthner Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Genthner at this time were Anthony Günther, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (1653-1714), a German prince of the House of Ascania. Johann Guenther...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Genthner 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:

Genthner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Genthner, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1751 [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)

Genthner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anna Maria Genthner, aged 24, originally from Weisenstein, Germany, who arrived in New York in 1908 aboard the ship "Kaiserin Augusta Victoria" from Cuxhaven, Germany [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXG8-WY6 : 6 December 2014), Anna Maria Genthner, 08 Feb 1908; citing departure port Cuxhaven, arrival port New York, ship name Kaiserin Augusta Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Elmore Genthner, aged 18, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Imperoyal" from Gibraltar, Spain [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QZ-C23 : 6 December 2014), Elmore Genthner, 20 Jan 1919; citing departure port Gibraltar, arrival port New York, ship name Imperoyal, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Earl Genthner, aged 22, who arrived in New York in 1919 from Havana, Cuba [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Q2-NMF : 6 December 2014), Earl Genthner, 25 Feb 1919; citing departure port Havana, Cuba, arrival port New York, ship name , NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Elmore Genthner, aged 19, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Imperoyal" from Gibraltar, Spain [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67S-S2D : 6 December 2014), Elmore Genthner, 08 Apr 1919; citing departure port Gibraltar, arrival port New York, ship name Imperoyal, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Genthner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Genthner (post 1700)



  • Jeff Genthner, American senior vice president and general manager of Fox Sports Networks
  • Commander E. G. Genthner, American commander of the USS Caliente (AO-53), a Cimarron-class fleet oiler in 1943 and the USS Chipola (AO-63), a Cimarron-class fleet oiler in 1944
  • Robert Genthner (b. 1947), birth name of Dae Gak, American Zen master and the guiding teacher of Furnace Mountain in Clay City, Kentucky

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Citations


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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)
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXG8-WY6 : 6 December 2014), Anna Maria Genthner, 08 Feb 1908; citing departure port Cuxhaven, arrival port New York, ship name Kaiserin Augusta Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QZ-C23 : 6 December 2014), Elmore Genthner, 20 Jan 1919; citing departure port Gibraltar, arrival port New York, ship name Imperoyal, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Q2-NMF : 6 December 2014), Earl Genthner, 25 Feb 1919; citing departure port Havana, Cuba, arrival port New York, ship name , NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67S-S2D : 6 December 2014), Elmore Genthner, 08 Apr 1919; citing departure port Gibraltar, arrival port New York, ship name Imperoyal, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  3. 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).
  4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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The Genthner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Genthner 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.

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