The Isberg surname is a habitational name, taken on from any of the several places so named in Germany
. The place names come from the Middle High German "isen," meaning "iron," and "berg," or "mountain."
Early Origins of the Isberg family
The surname Isberg was first found in Thuringia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the family became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal
System and the nation. The brothers Ottolf and Otto von Eisenburg lived in this region in the 13th century.
Early History of the Isberg family
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Isberg Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Eisenberg, Eissenberg, Eissenberger, Eisenburg, Eisenburg, Eissenburg, Eisenburger and many more.
Early Notables of the Isberg family (pre 1700)
Notable members of the surname Isberg in this period were Georg Ludwig Eisenberg, who was the Jaegermeister at Marienborn and Lord of the manor at Selbold. There was also a von Eisenberg family of Austria
, who were raised to... Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Isberg Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Isberg family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans George Eisenberg, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1751; Johan Henry Eissenberger settled there in 1766; as well as Moses Eisenberger came to Philadelphia in 1839..