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Leonhardt Early Origins



The surname Leonhardt was first found in Frankfurt, where the name could be considered to have made a great contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of modern Europe. The name is a Roman-German mixed compounded of Leo (lion) and "Hard," the mediaeval German word for "brave." St. Leonhardt was the patron saint of farmers and of horses. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, in which each group sought power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.

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Leonhardt Spelling Variations


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Leonhardt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leonhardt, Leonhard, Leonhardi, Lennartz, Lehnhard, Lienhard (southern Germany), Lehner, Lehnert, Lenhart, Lenhard, Lenhardt, Leonardt and many more.

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Leonhardt Early History


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Leonhardt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leonhardt research. Another 174 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1747, 1756, 1758, 1790, 1792, 1830, 1836, and 1889 are included under the topic Early Leonhardt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leonhardt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leonhardt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent figures of the time who bore the name Leonhardt were Friedrich Lienhard, who was a prominent Alcasian (Alemannic) poet. Dorette (1756-84) and Auguste (1758-86) Leonhart were sisters...

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

Leonhardt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Valentin Leonhardt, who setted in Philadelphia in 1746
  • Valentin Leonhardt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1746 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johann Adam Leonhardt, who setted in Philadelphia in 1771
  • Johann Adam Leonhardt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1771 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johann Georg Leonhardt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1773 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Leonhardt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johann Ehrenfried Leonhardt, aged 41, who arrived in Missouri in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Leonhardt, aged 21, who landed in Missouri in 1846 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jacob Leonhardt, aged 25, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jean Leonhardt, aged 24, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • W L Leonhardt, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Leonhardt Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Anna Leonhardt, aged 10, who arrived in Quebec in 1893
  • Cathrina Leonhardt, aged 4, who arrived in Quebec in 1893
  • Heinr Leonhardt, aged 19, who arrived in Quebec in 1893
  • Heinr Leonhardt, aged 39, who landed in Quebec in 1893
  • Marga Leonhardt, aged 7, who arrived in Quebec in 1893
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Leonhardt Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Otto Leonhardt, aged 25, who arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Pauline" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PAULINE 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Pauline.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leonhardt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leonhardt (post 1700)



  • David Leonhardt (b. 1973), American business journalist who was awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary
  • Kent Leonhardt, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia commissioner of agriculture, 2012
  • John W. Leonhardt, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Oregon superintendent of public instruction, 1938
  • Fred Leonhardt, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2008
  • Alexander F. Leonhardt, American Republican politician, Postmaster at New Orleans, Louisiana, 1911-14; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1912
  • William Stroup Leonhardt (b. 1916), American business executive, president of the U.S. Rubber Co
  • Paul Saladin Leonhardt (1877-1934), Polish-born, German chess master
  • Fritz Leonhardt (1909-1999), German structural engineer who made major contributions in the development of cable-stayed bridges
  • Rudolph Walter Leonhardt (b. 1921), German journalist and Deputy Editor-in-chief of the Hamburg newspaper "Die Zeit" from 1974 on
  • Robert Leonhardt (1877-1923), Austrian-born, operatic baritone, known for his many appearances at the New York Metropolitan Opera between 1913 and 1922
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PAULINE 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Pauline.htm

Other References

  1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. 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. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. 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).
  10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
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The Leonhardt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leonhardt 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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