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Showalter Early Origins



The surname Showalter was first found in East Prussia, where the name came from Livonia and gain a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.

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Showalter Spelling Variations


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Showalter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schulwacher, Shuwalter, Showalter, Schoewalter, Schuwalcher, Schuwalwow, Shuwaler, Schoewaler and many more.

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Showalter Early History


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Showalter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Showalter research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 174 and 1746 are included under the topic Early Showalter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Showalter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Showalter Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Showalter 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 were:

Showalter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Showalter, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1744
  • John Showalter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1744
  • Christian Showalter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Johannes Showalter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Maria Showalter, who arrived in America in 1750
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Showalter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Showalter, who came to Ohio in 1845
  • Christian Showalter, who came to Ohio in 1850
  • J. Showalter, who arrived in San Francisco in 1852
  • J.W. Showalter, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1896

Showalter Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Miss P. Showalter, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
  • Charles C. Showalter, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1906
  • David M. Showalter, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Norman Showalter, aged 39, who landed in America, in 1912
  • Norris Showalter, aged 17, who settled in Fairmont, W. Va., in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Showalter Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Joseph Showalter, aged 33, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1913

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Contemporary Notables of the name Showalter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Showalter (post 1700)



  • Anthony Johnson Showalter (1858-1924), American gospel music composer, teacher and publisher from Cherry Grove, Virginia
  • Gena Showalter (b. 1975), American New York Times bestselling romance, paranormal romance, and young adult author
  • Daniel Showalter (1830-1866), California miner, state legislator, duelist, secessionist and soldier for the Confederate States of America in Texas who died of lockjaw, a result of a bar fight
  • Elaine Showalter (b. 1941), American literary critic, feminist, and writer
  • Mark Robert Showalter (b. 1957), American Senior Research Scientist at the SETI Institute from Abington, Pennsylvania
  • John F. Showalter, contemporary American television director and editor, best known for his work on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, House, Criminal Minds, Without a Trace, and The Mentalist
  • Reverend Anthony Johnson Showalter (1858-1924), American gospel music composer, teacher and publisher
  • Max Showalter (1917-2000), American film, television, and stage actor, best known for his role as Jean Peters' character's husband in the film Niagara (1953)
  • Michael English Showalter (b. 1970), American comedian, actor, writer, and director
  • William Nathaniel "Buck" Showalter III (b. 1956), retired American Major League Baseball player
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Showalter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Showalter 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 22 August 2016 at 18:18.

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