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Gingrich Early Origins



The surname Gingrich was first found in Poitou, a part of Aquitane, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of the Vienne and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility. They held a family seat from ancient times at La Rochelle.

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Gingrich Spelling Variations


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Gingrich Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gingras, Gingrais, Gingraix, Gaingras, Gaingrais, Gaingrais, Gêngras and many more.

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Gingrich Early History


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Gingrich Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gingrich research. Another 146 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1665 is included under the topic Early Gingrich History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gingrich Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gingrich Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gingrich 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 or some of its variants were: including Charles Gingras, who was married in 1675 in Québec city, Joseph Gingras, who arrived with his wife and children in Michigan in 1885; as well as E. Charles Gingras, who was naturalized in Pennsylvania in 1886..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gingrich (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gingrich (post 1700)



  • Admiral John Edward Gingrich (1897-1960), American officer in the United States Navy, the first chief of security for the United States Atomic Energy Commission (1947-1949), and as Chief of Naval Material (1953-1954)
  • Felix Wilbur Gingrich (1901-1993), American educator, scholar of Biblical Greek and Christian layman
  • Arnold Gingrich (1903-1976), American editor and publisher, founder of Esquire magazine in 1933
  • Callista Louise Gingrich (b. 1966), American President of Gingrich Productions, wife of Newt Gingrich
  • Mauree A. Gingrich (b. 1946), American politician, Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (2003-)
  • Newton Leroy "Newt" Gingrich (b. 1943), American politician, teacher, and author, 58th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (1995-1999), House Minority Whip (1989-1995), Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia (1979-1999)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. 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. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Gingrich Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gingrich 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 15 December 2014 at 16:34.

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