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The surname Kerschnere was first found in Bavaria, where the name Kerschner 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kerschner, Kerscher, Kerschnere, Kerschneres, Kerschners, Kerschers, Kerscheres, Keerschner, Kerschnner, Gershner and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kerschnere research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kerschnere History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Kerschnere Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna Maria Kershner, who settled in America in 1742; Frederick Kershner, who arrived in Maryland in 1842; Vincenz Gershner, who settled in Illinois in 1852.
The Kerschnere Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kerschnere 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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