Leistner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Leistner family
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.
Early History of the Leistner family
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Leistner Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Listner, Leistner, Leist, Liestner and others.
Early Notables of the Leistner family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Leistner family to the New World and Oceana
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 settled in Baltimore in 1848
- Johann Leistner, who arrived in New York, NY in 1852
- Peter Leistner, who settled in Philadelphia in 1860
- George Leistner, who arrived in Indiana sometime between 1860 and 1863
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Leistner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Max Leistner, who settled in Illinois in 1900
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
Historic Events for the Leistner family
- Willi Leistner (1921-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
Leistner Family Crest Products
- ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details