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Leistner Early Origins



The surname Leistner was first found in Bavaria, where the name 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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Leistner Spelling Variations


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Leistner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Listner, Leistner, Leist, Liestner and others.

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Leistner Early History


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Leistner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leistner research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1740 is included under the topic Early Leistner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leistner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leistner Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Leistner 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:

Leistner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hans Leistner, who settled in New York in 1848
  • John Leistner, who came to Baltimore in 1848
  • Johann Leistner, who arrived in New York, NY in 1852
  • Peter Leistner, who came to Philadelphia in 1860
  • George Leistner, who arrived in Indiana sometime between 1860 and 1863
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Leistner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Max Leistner, who came to Illinois in 1900

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leistner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leistner (post 1700)



  • Ken Leistner, American strength training writer, personal trainer, NFL strength consultant, and chiropractor
  • Claudia Leistner (b. 1965), German world champion figure skater

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Leistner Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    11. ...

    The Leistner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leistner 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 18 October 2014 at 21:53.

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