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The name Greenburg is a habitational surname taken on from any of numerous places named Grünberg.

Greenburg Early Origins



The surname Greenburg was first found in Baden, where since ancient times the name Grunberg was closely associated with social and political advancements of the region's feudal society. In later years the family often merged with other distinguished families, some of whom played significant roles in the local social and political affairs of the area.

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Greenburg Spelling Variations


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Greenburg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Grunberg, Gruenberg, Grunburg, Gruneberg, Gruenburg, Grunenberg, Gruenenberg, Grunenburg, Gruenenburg, Gruenenberg, Greenberg, Gruenberger, Grunbuerg, Grunperg, Grunperger, Gruenbuerg, Greunbuerger, Gruenperg, Gruenperger, Gruendberg, Grunberger and many more.

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Greenburg Early History


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Greenburg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Greenburg research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1655 and 1706 are included under the topic Early Greenburg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Greenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Greenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Greenburg 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: Konstantin Grunenberg, who sailed to America in 1650. Andreas Grunberger came to Philadelphia in 1738; as did Friedrich Gruenberg in 1855; and John Daniel Grueneberg in 1865.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Greenburg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Greenburg (post 1700)



  • D. W. Greenburg, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1928

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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    The Greenburg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Greenburg 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 23 November 2015 at 11:36.

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