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Hegner Early Origins



The surname Hegner was first found in Bohemia, where the name came from emerged from tribal chieftains and gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. From Bohemia the name branched into Nuremberg, Prussia and Winterthur in Switzerland.

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Hegner Spelling Variations


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Hegner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hegner, Hegener, Heggener, Heggner, Hagner, Hagener and many more.

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Hegner Early History


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Hegner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hegner research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 160 and 1600 are included under the topic Early Hegner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hegner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hegner 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 were:

Hegner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christoph Hegner, who came to Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1776

Hegner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Leopold Hegner, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1841
  • Johann Hegner, who immigrated to Baltimore in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hegner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hegner (post 1700)



  • Michael Hegner (b. 1966), American award winning director, known for The Ugly Duckling and Me! (2006), A Fish Tale (2000) and The Flight Before Christmas (2008)
  • Bertha Hofer Hegner (1862-1937), American educator and promoter of the Kindergarten Movement in Chicago, Illinois
  • Herman Hofer Hegner (1902-1973), American educator in Chicago, joint President of the Pestalozzi Froebel Teachers College and Columbia College of Expression in Chicago
  • O. G. Hegner, American Republican politician, Member of Wisconsin Republican State Central Committee, 1936
  • Anna Hegner (1881-1963), Swiss violinist, music composer and pedagogue
  • Ludvig Albert Hegner (1851-1923), Danish composer
  • Anton Hegner (1861-1915), Danish composer
  • Franz Hegner, Swiss modern pentathlete at the 1948 Summer Olympics
  • Jeno Hégner -Tóth (1894-1915), Hungarian water polo player at the 1912 Summer Olympics
  • Georg Hegner (1897-1985), Danish fencer at the 1920 Summer Olympics

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
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    The Hegner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hegner 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 26 October 2015 at 11:10.

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