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Ginter Early Origins



The surname Ginter was first found in Bavaria, where the name Ginntl 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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Ginter Spelling Variations


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Ginter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gintl, Gintel, Gentel, Gentil, Gentle, Gentile, Gentili and many more.

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Ginter Early History


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Ginter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ginter research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1519, 1720, 1777, and 1823 are included under the topic Early Ginter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ginter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ginter Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ginter 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:

Ginter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Kristiaan Ginter, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Geo Ginter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749

Ginter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Gotlieb Ginter, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1852
  • Edward Ginter, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1867

Ginter Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Edward Ginter, aged 60, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Edmunt Ginter, aged 16, who emigrated to the United States from Maserowo, Russia, in 1913
  • Anna Ginter, aged 12, who landed in America from Wischwenia, Russia, in 1914
  • Annette Ginter, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States, in 1923
  • Annette Ginter, aged 35, who settled in America from Libau, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ginter Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Franz Ginter, who landed in Manitoba in 1875
  • Anna Peters Ginter, who came to Quebec in 1876
  • Aaran Ginter, who arrived in Manitoba in 1891

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ginter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ginter (post 1700)



  • Major Lewis Ginter (1824-1897), American businessman, army officer, and philanthropist in Richmond, Virginia
  • Keith Michael Ginter (b. 1976), former American Major League Baseball infielder
  • Adam Ginter, Polish gold, silver and four-time bronze medalist sprint canoer
  • Matthew Shane Ginter (b. 1977), right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher

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Ginter Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Ginter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ginter 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 9 September 2014 at 22:16.

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