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Early Origins of the Hegner family


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.

Early History of the Hegner family


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Hegner Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Hegner family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hegner family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hegner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christoph Hegner, who settled in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1776

Hegner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Leopold Hegner, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1841 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johann Hegner, who immigrated to Baltimore in 1854

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 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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