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Kirshbaum Early Origins



The surname Kirshbaum 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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Kirshbaum Spelling Variations


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Kirshbaum Spelling Variations



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

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Kirshbaum Early History


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Kirshbaum Early History



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

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Kirshbaum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kirshbaum Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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 Kirshbaum (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirshbaum (post 1700)



  • Lawrence G. Kirshbaum, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly 46th District, 1966
  • Howard M. Kirshbaum, American politician, Justice of Colorado State Supreme Court, 1983-97
  • Harry Kirshbaum, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 20th District, 1942

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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    The Kirshbaum Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kirshbaum 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 6 October 2015 at 13:38.

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