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Guggenheim Early Origins



The surname Guggenheim was first found in Bavaria and Franconia, where the name 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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Guggenheim Spelling Variations


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Guggenheim Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kuchenberg, Kuchenheim, Kuchenmeister, Kucher, Kuckelsheim, Kuechenberg, Guckenberg, Kuechenbrod, Kuchenberg, Guchenbrod, Guchenberg, Guggenhiem, Kuggenhiem, Guggenhiemer and many more.

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Guggenheim Early History


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Guggenheim Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guggenheim research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Guggenheim History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guggenheim Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guggenheim Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Guggenheim 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:

Guggenheim Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Meyer Guggenheim, who settled in Philadelphia in 1856
  • Maurice Guggenheim, who landed in Arkansas in 1880

Guggenheim Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Emanuel Guggenheim, who arrived in Alabama in 1917

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guggenheim (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guggenheim (post 1700)



  • John Simon Guggenheim (1867-1941), American businessman, politician, and philanthropist
  • Marguerite "Peggy" Guggenheim (1898-1979), American art collector, bohemian and socialite
  • Solomon Robert Guggenheim (1861-1949), American businessman, art collector, and philanthropist, founder of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
  • Harry Frank Guggenheim (1890-1971), American businessman, diplomat, publisher, philanthropist, aviator, and horseman
  • Daniel Guggenheim (1856-1930), American mining magnate and philanthropist, son of Meyer Guggenheim
  • Meyer Guggenheim (1828-1905), Swiss-born, American patriarch and entrepreneur who made the family fortune in mining and smelting
  • Eric Guggenheim (b. 1973), American screenwriter
  • Marc Guggenheim (b. 1970), American television writer-producer and a writer for Marvel Comics and DC Comics
  • Philip Davis Guggenheim (b. 1963), American film director and producer
  • Charles Eli Guggenheim (1924-2002), American film director and producer
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Guggenheim Historic Events


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Guggenheim Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Benjamin Guggenheim (1865-1912), American businessman, son of Meyer Guggenheim; he was aged 46 aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    11. ...

    The Guggenheim Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guggenheim 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 20 January 2016 at 10:23.

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