Pfaffenberger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Pfaffenberger family

The surname Pfaffenberger was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Pfaffenberger family

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Pfaffenberger Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Pfaffenberger, Pfafenberger, Pfaffenberg, Pfannenberg, Pfannenberger, Pfeffenberger and many more.

Early Notables of the Pfaffenberger family (pre 1700)

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United States Pfaffenberger migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pfaffenberger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Adam Pfaffenberger, who immigrated to Philadelphia in 1733
  • Georg, Pfaffenberger Jr., who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
Pfaffenberger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Pfaffenberger, who applied for naturalization in Indiana in 1843

Contemporary Notables of the name Pfaffenberger (post 1700) +

  • Bryan Pfaffenberger, American anthropologist and author at the University of Virginia, Department of Science, Technology, & Society
  • Edna L. Pfaffenberger, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1972 [2]
  • Hans Pfaffenberger (1922-2012), German psychologist and social work researcher


  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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, March 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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