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Ringel Early Origins



The surname Ringel was first found in Westphalia, where chronicles record them as early as the year 1000. There they were closely identified in the mediaeval period with the feudal society of the northern regions, and would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. Chronicles first mention Diderich Wrange of Cologne in Westphalia around the year 1135. Chronicles also mention Johann Wrangere of Hamburg as early as 1252.

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Ringel Spelling Variations


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Ringel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wrangel, Wrangell, Wrangle, Wrang, Wrange, Wrana, Wrangen and many more.

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Ringel Early History


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Ringel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ringel research. Another 310 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1000, 1100, 1277, 1474, 1560, 1587, 1613, 1643, 1653, 1676, 1680, 1740, 1784, 1805, 1848, 1864, 1877, and 1878 are included under the topic Early Ringel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ringel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ringel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the period with the name Ringel were members of the Wrangel military family who served in the Swedish, Russian, and Prussian forces. Friedrich Heinrich Wrangel (1784-1877) was a Prussian general field marshal...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ringel 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:

Ringel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joh Michael Ringel, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1751

Ringel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Heinrich Ringel, who landed in New York, NY in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ringel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ringel (post 1700)



  • Eugene Ringel, American politician, Mayor of Chico, California, 1973-75
  • Charles Ringel, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Derby, 1914
  • Julius Alfred "Papa" Ringel (1889-1967), Austrian-born German General of Mountain Troops, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
  • Karl Ringel (b. 1932), German former international footballer
  • Gerhard Ringel (1919-2008), German mathematician
  • Erwin Ringel (1921-1994), Austrian psychiatrist and neurologist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Ringel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ringel 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 8 January 2016 at 11:22.

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