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Herzig Early Origins



The surname Herzig was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Herzig Spelling Variations


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Herzig Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Herzog, Herzig, Hertzog, Hercog, Hartzog, Gertzog, Hartog, Hartoch, Hertogs, Hertogson and many more.

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Herzig Early History


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Herzig Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Herzig research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1670 is included under the topic Early Herzig History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Herzig Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Herzig Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Herzig 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 were:

Herzig Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Herzig, aged 27, landed in Missouri in 1840
  • Felix Herzig, who landed in New York, NY in 1852
  • Johann Herzig, who arrived in Kentucky in 1881-1900
  • Friedrich Herzig, who arrived in Kentucky in 1882
  • Albrecht Herzig, who arrived in Kentucky in 1884

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Contemporary Notables of the name Herzig (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Herzig (post 1700)



  • Sig Herzig (1897-1985), American screenwriter and playwright, best known for Varsity Show (1937), They Made Me a Criminal (1939) and Broadway Gondolier (1935)
  • Mark Herzig, American cinematographer and professor of the cinematic arts and the Director of the Short Film Program of the Sacramento French Film Festival, known for Rubicon's Broken (2011), Lark Rhapsody (1997) and Julie, Julie (2009)
  • Katie Herzig (b. 1980), American singer-songwriter from Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Charles Edwin Herzig (1929-1991), American clergyman, 1st Roman Catholic bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tyler, Texas
  • Nico Herzig (b. 1983), German footballer, brother of Denny Herzig
  • Denny Herzig (b. 1984), German footballer
  • Arno Herzig (b. 1937), German historian from Wambierzyce, Silesia
  • Josef Herzig (1853-1924), Austrian chemist; he determed the structure of flavonoids quercetin, fisetin and rhamnetin
  • Heinrich Herzig (1887-1964), Swiss painter
  • Friedrich Herzig (1915-1954), Austrian Sturmbannführer (Major) in the Waffen-SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    7. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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    The Herzig Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Herzig 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 14 April 2016 at 07:47.

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