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Greifenberg Early Origins



The surname Greifenberg was first found in Bavaria, where the name Greif 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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Greifenberg Spelling Variations


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Greifenberg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Greif, Greifen, Greifenberg, Greifenstein, Greiff, Greiffenberg, Greiffenclau, Greiffencranz, Greiffenegg, Greiffenheim, Greiffenklau, Greiffenpfeil, Greiffenstein and many more.

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Greifenberg Early History


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Greifenberg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Greifenberg research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1697, 1790 and 1699 are included under the topic Early Greifenberg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Greifenberg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Greifenberg Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Greifenberg 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:

Greifenberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johannes Greifenberg, aged 48, landed in New York, NY in 1832

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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    The Greifenberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Greifenberg 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 6 March 2014 at 11:09.

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