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Greiffenclau Early Origins



The surname Greiffenclau 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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Greiffenclau Spelling Variations


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Greiffenclau 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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Greiffenclau Early History


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Greiffenclau Early History



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

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Greiffenclau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Greiffenclau Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: settlers who traveled to the New World and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States in Canada in the 18th and 19th centuries..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Greiffenclau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Greiffenclau 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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