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The name Ginsburg is a proud symbol of ancient Jewish culture. Before the late Middle Ages, people were known only by a single name. However, as the population increased and travelers set out on their journeys, it became necessary for people to adopt a second name to identify themselves. Jewish hereditary surnames were adopted from a variety of different sources. The surname Ginsburg is a habitational name, derived from the places named Gunzberg, in Bavaria, Günzburg, in Swabia, or Gintsshprik, which is the Yiddish name for Königsburg, in East Prussia.

Ginsburg Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ginsburg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Isaac Ginsburg, who settled in Philadelphia in 1875
  • Nathan Ginsburg, who came to Illinois in 1895

Ginsburg Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ida Ginsburg, who came to New York, NY in 1907
  • Maria Ginsburg, who settled in New York, NY in 1907
  • A. Ginsburg, aged 23, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Santa Marta" from Cristobal, C.Z. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67L-KZ8 : 6 December 2014), A. Ginsburg, 28 May 1919; citing departure port Cristobal, C.Z., arrival port New York, ship name Santa Marta, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Anna Ginsburg, aged 27, originally from Jiciu, Bohemia, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Lafayette" from Le Havre, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HG-5MH : 6 December 2014), Anna Ginsburg, 21 Feb 1920; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Lafayette, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Sara Ginsburg, aged 50, originally from Kalvaria, Lithuania, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Nieuw Amsterdam" from Rotterdam, Netherlands [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CZ-KYH : 6 December 2014), Sara Ginsburg, 20 Dec 1920; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Nieuw Amsterdam, 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 Ginsburg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ginsburg (post 1700)



  • Seymour Ginsburg (1928-2004), American Computer Science pioneer
  • Douglas Howard Ginsburg (b. 1946), judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • Charles Ginsburg (1920-1992), American engineer and the leader of a research team at Ampex which developed one of the first practical videotape recorders
  • Ruth Joan Bader Ginsburg (b. 1933), Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67L-KZ8 : 6 December 2014), A. Ginsburg, 28 May 1919; citing departure port Cristobal, C.Z., arrival port New York, ship name Santa Marta, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HG-5MH : 6 December 2014), Anna Ginsburg, 21 Feb 1920; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Lafayette, 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:J6CZ-KYH : 6 December 2014), Sara Ginsburg, 20 Dec 1920; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Nieuw Amsterdam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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The Ginsburg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ginsburg 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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