Austria is the ancient homeland of the Schlessinger family. Austria, which was originally home to a Celtic people, was conquered by the Roman Empire in about 15 BC. Following the fall of Rome, Austria was repeatedly invaded by barbarian tribes, such as the Vandals, Visigoths, and Huns, who swept in from the east. During the 5th and 6th centuries, the Alemanni, Avars and Slavs settled Austria. The Avars were defeated in 785 by the Frankish emperor Charlemagne, who set up the East Mark, which later became known as the Österreich. Austria was ruled by the Babenburger dynasty until 1278, when they were succeeded by the Hapsburg dynasty, which ruled Austria until the 20th century.
Early Origins of the Schlessinger family
Silesia, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name 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.
Early History of the Schlessinger family
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Schlessinger Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schlesinger, Schlessinger, Schlesingen, Schlessingen, Schlessin, Schlessing, Schlesian, Schlesianer, Schlessen, Schlesin and many more.
Early Notables of the Schlessinger family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Schlessinger family to the New World and Oceana
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Schlessinger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Schlessinger (post 1700)
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