The surname Hohenstaur was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the
society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Georg Hohenstein, on record as one of the Hessian Troops in the American War for Independence in 1775; Freid Hohenstein, who arrived in Baltimore in 1831.