The Schneeburg surname is a habitational name derived from any of several places in Germany
, Bohemia, and Austria
named Schneeberg. These place names derived from the German word "schnee," meaning "snow," and "berg," or "mountain."
Early Origins of the Schneeburg family
The surname Schneeburg was first found in Switzerland
, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
Early History of the Schneeburg family
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Schneeburg Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Schneeberger, Schneeburg, Schnech, Scheewasser, Schneeweiss, Schnaberg, Schnabelburg and many more.
Early Notables of the Schneeburg family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Schneeburg family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jurgen Schneeweiss, who settled in America in 1643; Heinrich Schnable, who came to Pennsylvania in 1727; Barbara Schnepp, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1733.