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Schlossberg Early Origins



The surname Schlossberg was first found in Bavaria, where the name was closely identified in early medieval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. Bearers of the name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for their involvement in social, economic and political affairs. The German word "schloss" has two meanings, "castle" and "lock," which lead to two possible origins for the name; it might refer to one who lived near a castle, or it may have been an occupational name, being given to a locksmith. The latter origin is by far the most likely for the Schlosser and Schlossmacher forms of the name, whereas the origin of Schloss could be either.

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Schlossberg Spelling Variations


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Schlossberg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schloss, Schlosser, Schlossmann, Schlossmacher and others.

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Schlossberg Early History


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Schlossberg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schlossberg research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1368 is included under the topic Early Schlossberg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schlossberg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schlossberg Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Schlossberg 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 or some of its variants were: Leonard Schlosser, who came to Pennsylvania in 1732; Jonah Schloss, who arrived in Indiana in 1876 and Michael Schlossmacher, who settled in North America in 1783..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schlossberg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schlossberg (post 1700)



  • Joseph Schlossberg, American politician, Representative from New York 19th District, 1938
  • Joseph Schlossberg, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1928, 1930
  • Joseph Schlossberg, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1904
  • David A. Schlossberg, American politician, Representative from New York 23rd District, 1946

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
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    The Schlossberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schlossberg 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 19 October 2015 at 09:12.

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