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Multiple Origins for the Surname Kirschenbaum


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Kirschenbaum Early Origins



The surname Kirschenbaum was first found in Bavaria, where the name was closely identified in early medieval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. Coming from the Old High German "kirsa," meaning "cherry" and the suffix "-baum," meaning "tree," the name was probably first given to a man who lived near a cherry tree. It is also possible that the name was occupational in origin, having been given to someone who gathered cherries for a living.

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Kirschenbaum Spelling Variations


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Kirschenbaum Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kirschbaum, Kirschenbaum, Kirshenbaum, Kirshbaum, Kirshenboim, Kerschenbaum, Kirseboume and many more.

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Kirschenbaum Early History


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Kirschenbaum Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kirschenbaum research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1297 and 1360 are included under the topic Early Kirschenbaum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kirschenbaum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kirschenbaum Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kirschenbaum 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 or some of its variants were: Johan Philip Kirschbaum, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 and J. A. Kirschbaum, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751. Still others arrived in the next century, including Anna Katarina Kirschbaum, who settled in North America in 1854..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirschenbaum (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirschenbaum (post 1700)



  • Walter L. Kirschenbaum, American politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 26th District, 1952
  • Irving Kirschenbaum, American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 6th District, 1953-54

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
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    The Kirschenbaum Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kirschenbaum 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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