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The German surname Panzer was derived from the Middle High German word "panzier," which means "mail-coat;" as such, it was likely an occupational name for an armorer.

Panzer Early Origins



The surname Panzer was first found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Panzer Spelling Variations


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Panzer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Panser, Panse, Pansern, Pansen, Pansey, Panzer, Pantzer, Pantzner, Panzner, Panzen and many more.

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Panzer Early History


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Panzer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Panzer research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1654, 1634, 1633 and 1703 are included under the topic Early Panzer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Panzer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Panzer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Panzer 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 were:

Panzer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Friedrich Panzer, who came to America in 1783
  • Friedrich Panzer, who arrived in America in 1783

Panzer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Panzer, who settled in New York in 1838
  • Eduard Panzer, who came to New York, NY in 1853
  • John Panzer, who landed in Mississippi in 1854
  • Margarethe Panzer, aged 18, landed in New York, NY in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Panzer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Panzer (post 1700)



  • Frank E. Panzer (1890-1969), Wisconsin Republican farmer, schoolteacher, and legislator
  • Mary E. Panzer (b. 1951), Wisconsin banker and Republican politician
  • William N. "Bill" Panzer (1942-2007), American television and movie producer
  • Paul Panzer (1872-1958), German silent film actor, who appeared in over 300 films
  • Georg Wolfgang Franz Panzer (1755-1829), German botanist and entomologist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Panzer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Panzer 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 28 November 2015 at 08:05.

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