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The ancient and distinguished surname Oesterreicharr is derived from the Old High German words "ostar," meaning "eastern," and "rihhi," meaning "kingdom." Thus, the name is used to denote someone who came from an eastern region. Oesterreicharr is also the German name for the Republic of Austria, and is therefore a common surname for Germans of Austrian ancestry.

Oesterreicharr Early Origins



The surname Oesterreicharr was first found in the eastern regions of Germany, where it is thought to have emerged. Due to the origins of the name, it is likely that several branches of the Oesterreicharr family emerged in various parts of Germany. The earliest recorded bearer of the name was Arnold de Oesterich, who was a town councillor and resident of the city of Stettin in the year 1136. The branches of the young Oesterreicharr family were instrumental during this formative period, figuring prominently in Germany's early history and contributing greatly to the development of the medieval societies of their respective regions.

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Oesterreicharr Spelling Variations


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Oesterreicharr Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Oesterreich, Österreich, Oesterich, Österich, Oestreich, Oesterreicher, Osterich, Osterreich, Ostrich, Östreich and many more.

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Oesterreicharr Early History


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Oesterreicharr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oesterreicharr research. Another 323 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1136, 1136, 1302, 1338, 1350, 1692, 1745, 1664, 1735, 1750, 1809, 1830 and 1898 are included under the topic Early Oesterreicharr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Oesterreicharr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Oesterreicharr Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the name Oesterreicharr at this time were Anton August Oesterreich (1692-1745), a well-known German pastor; Georg Österreich (baptized on 17 March 1664 –...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Oesterreicharr 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: Johan Conrad Oestreich, who immigrated to Philadelphia in 1752; Hermann Oestreich, a Hessian mercenary who settled in America after fighting in the Revolutionary War.

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Citations



    Other References

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    7. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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    The Oesterreicharr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Oesterreicharr 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 7 October 2015 at 08:15.

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