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Where did the German Goehring family come from? What is the German Goehring family crest and coat of arms? When did the Goehring family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Goehring family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Goring, Goreng, Göring, Goringet, Geur, Gerling and many more.
First found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goehring research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1532, 1653, 1789 and 1802 are included under the topic Early Goehring History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Goehring Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Goehring Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Johann Jacob Goehring, who landed in America in 1753
Goehring Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Johan Goehring, who landed in Texas in 1858
- Charles Goehring, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868
- Leo Richard Goehring (1891-1967), American track and field athlete who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics
- Kenneth O. Goehring (1919-2007), American abstract expressionist painter
- Karl Goehring (b. 1978), American professional ice hockey goaltender
- Alan Goehring (b. 1962), American professional poker player
- Sally Goehring, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for California, 2000
- John M. Goehring (1848-1933), American Republican politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 42nd District, 1903-06
- Edward B. Goehring, American Republican politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Allegheny County 4th District; Elected 1926
- C. F. Goehring, American politician, U.S. Consul in Leipzig, 1826-34
- Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
- Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
- 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).
- Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
- 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).
- Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
- 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).
- Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
- Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
- Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
The Goehring Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goehring 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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