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The ancient and distinguished surname Oesterreichur 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. Oesterreichur is also the German name for the Republic of Austria, and is therefore a common surname for Germans of Austrian ancestry.

Oesterreichur Early Origins



The surname Oesterreichur 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 Oesterreichur 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 Oesterreichur 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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Oesterreichur Spelling Variations


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Oesterreichur 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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Oesterreichur Early History


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Oesterreichur Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oesterreichur 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 Oesterreichur History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Oesterreichur Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Oesterreichur Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the name Oesterreichur 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 Oesterreichur 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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    11. ...

    The Oesterreichur Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Oesterreichur 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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