× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
BBB - A+ Rating - the best there is
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2018


The surname Schonberger 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.

Schonberger Early Origins



The surname Schonberger 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.

Close

Schonberger Early History


Expand

Schonberger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schonberger research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1615, 1687, 1689, and 1690 are included under the topic Early Schonberger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Schonberger Spelling Variations


Expand

Schonberger Spelling Variations



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

Close

Schonberger Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Schonberger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Schonberger 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...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schonberger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schonberger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Balthasar Schonberger, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1732
  • Elizabeth Schonberger, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1785

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Schonberger (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Schonberger (post 1700)



  • Marcia Schonberger, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1977 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Georg Schönberger (1911-1943), German Obersturmbannführer in the Waffen-SS, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Thomas Schönberger (b. 1986), Austrian professional association football player

Close

Schonberger Family Crest Products


Expand

Schonberger Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also



Sign Up

  


BBB - A+ Rating - the best there is
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest