Austria, and is therefore a common surname for Germans of Austrian ancestry.
Early Origins of the Oesterreicher family
Germany, where it is thought to have emerged. Due to the origins of the name, it is likely that several branches of the Oesterreicher 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 Oesterreicher 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.
Early History of the Oesterreicher family
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Oesterreicher Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Oesterreich, Österreich, Oesterich, Österich, Oestreich, Oesterreicher, Osterich, Osterreich, Ostrich, Östreich and many more.
Early Notables of the Oesterreicher family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Oesterreicher family to the New World and Oceana
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Oesterreicher Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Oesterreicher Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Oesterreicher (post 1700)
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