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Schoenberg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Schoenberg is a toponymic local name; it is derived from a feature of the physical geography where the original bearer lived or held land. In this case it is derived from the German words schoene, which means beautiful, and berg, which means hill.

Early Origins of the Schoenberg family


The surname Schoenberg was first found in Saxony, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name, associated with one of the oldest German dynasties, has been traced back to the thirteenth century when they had their ancestral seat at the castle Roth-Schoenberg. They 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 Schoenberg family


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Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1615, 1687, 1689, and 1690 are included under the topic Early Schoenberg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Schoenberg Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Schoenburger, Schoenburg, Schoenenburg, Schonburg and many more.

Early Notables of the Schoenberg family (pre 1700)


Prominent bearers of the family name Schoenberg at this time were the famous Count Friedrich von Schoenberg (1615-1690), also known as "Schomberg", who, among his many tiles, was Count von Mertola...
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Migration of the Schoenberg family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schoenberg Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • David D Schoenberg, who arrived in New York, NY in 1761 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Schoenberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Marie Schoenberg, who arrived in Texas in 1849

Contemporary Notables of the name Schoenberg (post 1700)


  • Michael Schoenberg (1939-2008), American geophysicist
  • Erica Schoenberg (b. 1978), American professional blackjack and poker player
  • Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951), Austrian-American composer of 20th Century music
  • Sam Schoenberg, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from New York County 2nd District, 1933 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Martin Schoenberg, American Republican politician, Mayor of Muskegon Heights, Michigan; Defeated, 1910; Elected 1922, 1926 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Lora Schoenberg, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jeff Schoenberg, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Claude-Michel Schoenberg (b. 1944), French record producer, actor, singer, popular songwriter, and musical theatre composer
  • Isaac Jacob Schoenberg (1903-1990), Romanian mathematician, known for his discovery of splines

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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