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Harburger Early Origins



The surname Harburger was first found in Silesia, where the family became noted for its many branches within the region, many houses acquiring a status and influence which rivaled that of the landed aristocracy. In their later history some branches were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they distinguished themselves through their contributions to the social, political, and economic developments of the nation. The name is composed of the Old High German words "heri," meaning "army" and "beorg," meaning "shelter." Therefore, it was probably originally given to someone who owned an inn or a farm and gave a place to stay to troops who were passing through.

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Harburger Spelling Variations


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Harburger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Herberg, Harberg, Herburg, Harburg, Herberger, Harberger, Herburger, Harburger, Herberich and many more.

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Harburger Early History


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Harburger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harburger research. Another 166 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1387 is included under the topic Early Harburger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harburger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Harburger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Harburger 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: John Herbergs, who arrived in New Jersey in 1765 and Ulrich Herberger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1772.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Harburger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Harburger (post 1700)



  • Julius Harburger, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 10th District, 1898-1901

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Harburger Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Harburger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Harburger 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 29 January 2016 at 08:50.

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