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Kirsch Early Origins



The surname Kirsch was first found in Saxony, where the family was anciently associated with the political and religious 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. The family founded numerous branches, many of which acquired manors and estates in surrounding regions, where they contributed to the prosperity of their society.

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Kirsch Spelling Variations


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Kirsch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kirsche, Kirsch, Kirsh, Kirshe, Cirsche, Cirsch, Cirsh, Cirshe, Kirschke (Silesia), Kersch, Kersh, Kersche and many more.

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Kirsch Early History


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Kirsch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kirsch research. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1792, 1639, 1710, 1670 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Kirsch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kirsch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kirsch Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Kirsch at this time were Gottfried Kirch (Kirche, Kirkius) (1639-1710), a German astronomer and the first 'Astronomer Royal' in Berlin, Director of...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kirsch 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:

Kirsch Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Adam Kirsch, who came to America in 1709 at the age of 31 with his wife, son, and two daughters
  • Conrad, Johann Jacob, and Georg Kirsch all settled in Pennsylvania in 1744
  • Georg Kirsch, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1744
  • Conrad Kirsch, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1744
  • Johann Jacob Kirsch, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1744
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kirsch Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Franz Ludwig Kirsch, who landed in North America in 1840
  • Nicholas Kirsch arrived in Philadelphia in 1845
  • Karl Ludwig Kirsch, who landed in North America in 1846
  • Karl Kirsch, who arrived in North America in 1849
  • Jakob Kirsch, who landed in North America in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirsch (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirsch (post 1700)



  • Ted Kirsch, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000, 2004, 2008
  • Stephen C. Kirsch, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Maryland State House of Delegates District 9-A, 1998
  • Roberta Kirsch, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996
  • Ralph Kirsch, American politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Manistee County, 1916
  • Ralph G. Kirsch, American politician, Candidate for justice of Michigan State Supreme Court, 1904
  • Morris Kirsch, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956, 1960, 1964
  • Marty Kirsch, American politician, Mayor of Richfield, Minnesota
  • M. F. Kirsch, American Republican politician, Chair of Monongalia County Republican Party, 1945
  • Joseph Kirsch, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from New York County 4th District, 1923
  • Evelyn Kirsch, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968; Socialist Workers Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1970
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    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. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    11. ...

    The Kirsch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kirsch 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 12 June 2016 at 18:08.

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