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A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Listermann, were formed in the lands which became the modern state of Silesia. In the medieval era, Germany was fragmented and inhabited by numerous Barbarian tribes, who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. The ancient dukedom of Silesia derived its name from the Germanic tribe named the Silingers, who occupied Silesia between the 2nd and the 6th centuries.

Listermann Early Origins



The surname Listermann was first found in Silesia and Lausitz, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. In Old-German "list" meant "cunning" or "artful," and chronicles first mention Heinrich list of Budweis in 1250, Cunad mit der Lyst in 1399, Benz Listli of Wuerttemberg in 1418, and Hans Listeman of Haldensleben around 1400. Liste is also a city near Hanover. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Listermann Spelling Variations


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Listermann Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: List, Lisst, Listmann, Lister (often of English origin), Listl, Listler, Listli, Liste, Listle, Listel and many more.

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Listermann Early History


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Listermann Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Listermann research. Another 323 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1299, 1700, 1808, 1818, 1789 and 1846 are included under the topic Early Listermann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Listermann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Listermann Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the period with the surname Listermann were Friedrich List (1789-1846), a self-taught economist who became one of the greatest authorities of the 19th century on political economy. Franz...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Listermann 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: Just Lorentz List, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1741. J. Philip List came in 1751; Johann Georg List in 1754; Carl Christian Friedrich List in 1773.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Listermann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Listermann 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 27 February 2014 at 13:22.

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