Origins Available: German
A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Goldsteiner, were formed in the lands which became the modern state of Silesia
. In the medieval era, Germany
was fragmented and inhabited by numerous barbarian tribes who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. The ancient dukedom of Silesia
derived its name from a Germanic tribe named the Silingers, who occupied Silesia
between the 2nd and the 6th centuries.
Early Origins of the Goldsteiner family
The surname Goldsteiner was first found in the city of Halle, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal
System and the nation.
Early History of the Goldsteiner family
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Goldsteiner Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Goldstein, Goldstien, Goldsteen, Goldstine, Goldsteiner, Goldenstein, Goldensteiner and many more.
Early Notables of the Goldsteiner family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Goldsteiner family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Goldstein, who came to Philadelphia in 1842; as well as Emmanuel Goldstein in 1844. Solomon Goldstine also arrived in Philadelphia in 1868.