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Spelling variations of this family name include: Pfaffenberger, Pfafenberger, Pfaffenberg, Pfannenberg, Pfannenberger, Pfeffenberger and many more.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pfannenberger research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pfannenberger History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Pfannenberger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Adam Pfaffenberger, who immigrated to Philadelphia in 1733; Lothareus Pfannenbecker, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1749; Georg Pfaffenberg and his wife Adelheid Elisabetha, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1768 with their five children, Andreas Pfaffenbach, who settled in Pennsylvania after fighting in the American Revolution, John Pfaffenberger, who applied for naturalization in Indiana in 1843.
The Pfannenberger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pfannenberger 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.
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