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Genz Early Origins



The surname Genz was first found in Bavaria, where the name Ginzburger 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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Genz Spelling Variations


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Genz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ginzburger, Ginzberger, Ginsberg, Gentschberg, Genzenberg, Ganzburg, Gonzenberg, Gonzenbach, Gizeburger and many more.

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Genz Early History


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Genz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Genz research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Genz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Genz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Genz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Genz 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:

Genz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carl Fried Genz, who arrived in Texas in 1850
  • Carl Ferd Genz, who settled in Texas in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Genz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Genz (post 1700)



  • Christoph Genz (b. 1971), German tenor in opera and concert
  • Henrik Ruben Genz (b. 1959), Danish Academy Award nominated film director

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Genz Family Crest Products


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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. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. 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).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. 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).
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    The Genz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Genz 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 8 October 2012 at 10:35.

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