Early Origins of the Margreiter family
The surname Margreiter was first found in Languedoc
, in the south of France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat
with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Nimes and Toulouse and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Early History of the Margreiter family
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Margreiter Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Marguerite, Margeride, Margaride, Margalide, Margerit, Marguerie, Marguery, Margry, Margrette, Margeridon, Marguerin, Margeron, Margulius, Margotin, Marguet and many more.
Early Notables of the Margreiter family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Margreiter family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Margreiter Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Monika Margreiter, aged 29, originally from Alpach, Austria, arrived in New York in 1923 aboard the ship "Munchen" from Bremen, Germany CITATION[CLOSE]
"New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNDS-WPB : 6 December 2014), Monika Margreiter, 09 Oct 1923; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Munchen, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
Contemporary Notables of the name Margreiter (post 1700)
- Hans Margreiter, Austrian chemist who in 1951 co-developed the Penicillin V in Kundl, the first oral version of Penicillin
- Werner Margreiter, Austrian silver medalist Downhill skier at the 1975 Winter Universiade
- Reiner Margreiter (b. 1975), Austrian tow-time bronze medalist Luger at the 2003 World Championships