Hartwigsen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The surname Hartwigsen is patronymic in origin, derived from the first name of the father. In this case, Hartwigsen is associated with the popular German personal name Hartwig, meaning "hard-battle."
Early Origins of the Hartwigsen family
The surname Hartwigsen was first found in Hanover, where the name Hartwig became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. Early mentions of the name Hartwigsen in historical records included Hertwig von Nostitz, who was recorded in Silesia in 1289, Johannes Hartwich, who was a town councillor in Immenhausen in 1359, and Vinzenz Hartweg, who was mentioned in the year 1534.
Early History of the Hartwigsen family
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Hartwigsen Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Hartwig, Härtwig, Harttwig, Hartwigg, Hartwigge, Haartwig, Haartwigg, Haartwigge, Hertwig, Herttwig, Hertwigg, Hertwigge, Haertwig, Haerttwig, Haertwigg, Haertwigge, Hartwich and many more.
Early Notables of the Hartwigsen family (pre 1700)
Notables of the time included Oscar Hertwig (1849-1922), German embryologist, who was the first person to demonstrate that fertilization was the fusion of the nuclei of two cells, the egg and the sperm...
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Migration of the Hartwigsen family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans Gorg Hartwig who, accompanied by his two children, arrived in New York state in 1709; Henreich Hartwig who arrived in Philadelphia in 1749; Ludwig Hartwig who arrived in Texas in 1844.