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Kershner Early Origins



The surname Kershner 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.

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Kershner Spelling Variations


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Kershner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kerschner, Kerscher, Kerschnere, Kerschneres, Kerschners, Kerschers, Kerscheres, Keerschner, Kerschnner, Gershner and many more.

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Kershner Early History


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Kershner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kershner research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kershner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kershner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kershner Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kershner 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:

Kershner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Maria Kershner, who settled in America in 1742
  • George Kershner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1761 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Lawrence Kershner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1762 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Kershner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Kershner, who arrived in Maryland in 1842
  • Augustus Kershner, who setted in Philadelphia in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kershner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kershner (post 1700)



  • Jason Ashley Kershner (b. 1976), American former Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 2002 to 2004
  • Ted Kershner (b. 1938), former American football player and head coach of Glassboro State (1981-1987)
  • Irvin Kershner (1923-2010), American Primetime Emmy Award nominated director, known for his work in Star Wars: Episode V-The Empire Strikes Back (1980), RoboCop 2 (1990) and Never Say Never Again (1983)
  • Martin Kershner, American politician, Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1800 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John D. Kershner, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Schuylkill County, 1897-98 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Cletus B. Kershner, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Yuri Stanislavovich Kershner (b. 1992), Russian professional footballer
  • Isabel Kershner, English journalist and author, known for her work from Jerusalem for The New York Times in 2007

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
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The Kershner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kershner 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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