Marschall History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Marschall surname is derived from the Old High German word "marah," or "horse" and "sclac," or "servant." Thus the name was originally occupational for someone who looked after horses, often one of the most important servants in the noble houses.

Early Origins of the Marschall family

The surname Marschall was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. 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.

Early History of the Marschall family

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Marschall Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Marschall, Marschal, Marshalle, Marschalles, Marschale, Marschales, Marchall, Marchal, Marschalls, Marschals, Markel, Markall, Markal, Marcal, Marcall and many more.

Early Notables of the Marschall family (pre 1700)

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United States Marschall migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Marschall Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Diderich Marschall, aged 29, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1736 [1]
  • Frantz Marschall, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Friedrich Marschall, who arrived in America in 1783 [1]
Marschall Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • A Cath Marschall, who landed in America in 1845 [1]
  • Andrew Marschall, who arrived in Texas in 1845
  • A. Cath Marschall, who arrived in America in 1845
  • Anna Marschall, who settled in New York, NY in 1851
  • Adolf Marschall, who arrived in New York in 1864
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Marschall (post 1700) +

  • Nicola Marschall (1829-1917), German-born, American artist, a supporter of the Confederate cause during the American Civil War, he designed the original Confederate flag, the Stars and Bars and the official grey uniform of the Confederate army
  • Rick Marschall (b. 1949), American writer/editor and comic strip historian, described as "America's foremost authority on pop culture"
  • Phlipp Marschall (b. 1988), German bronze medalist cross country skier at the World Cup in 2010
  • Wilhelm Marschall (1886-1976), German admiral during World War II, awarded Pour le Mérite which he received as commander of the German U-boat UB-105 during World War I
  • Christoph von Marschall (b. 1959), German journalist, United States correspondent in Washington D.C. for the daily Berlin newspaper Der Tagesspiegel
  • Baron Friedrich August Marschall von Bieberstein (1768-1826), German explorer of the flora and archaeology of the southern portion of Imperial Russia
  • Adolf Freiherr Marschall von Bieberstein (1842-1912), German politician, Secretary of State of the Foreign Office of the German Empire
  • Olaf Marschall (b. 1966), retired German footballer and manager
  • Rudolf Marschall (1873-1967), Austrian sculptor and medalist
  • Ferenc Marschall (1887-1970), Hungarian politician, Minister of Agriculture in 1938

RMS Titanic
  • Ken Marschall (b. 1950), American painter and illustrator, known for his paintings of the RMS Titanic, RMS Lusitania, and the HMHS Britannic and his collaboration with James Cameron and his films about the RMS Titanic [2]

  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. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from on Facebook
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