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Where did the German Heidenrick family come from? What is the German Heidenrick family crest and coat of arms? When did the Heidenrick family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Heidenrick family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Hedrick, Hedrich, Heidenreich, Heydenreich, Heidenrich, Heidenrick, Heidrick, Heidrich, Hiedrich, Hiedrick, Heidrig and many more.
First found in Silesia where they held a family seat. Literal translation of the name places it as a 'Combatant Ruler' or sometimes a 'Heathland Ruler'. In the old German the name was 'Hadu-ric'. The family held considerable estates in Germany.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heidenrick research. Another 190 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1790, 1803, and 1871 are included under the topic Early Heidenrick History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Heidenrick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Abraham, Balthazar and George arrived in Pennsylvania County, Pa in 1743; Heinrich Heidrick arrived in Pennsylvania in 1767; David Hedric arrived in Allegheny County, Pa in 1823.
The Heidenrick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heidenrick 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.
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