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Stenger Early Origins



The surname Stenger was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Stenger Spelling Variations


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Stenger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stengel, Stengal, Stenger, Stengler, Stengelen and others.

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Stenger Early History


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Stenger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stenger research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1740, 1788 and 1702 are included under the topic Early Stenger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stenger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stenger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Stenger 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:

Stenger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Catharina Stenger and Simon Stenger, who both came from Westphalia to Pennsylvania in 1725
  • Johann Adam Stenger, who arrived in America in 1747
  • Conrad Stenger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Georg Stenger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Daniel Stenger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1768
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stenger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Stenger, who landed in Maryland in 1810
  • Philipp Theodor Stenger, who landed in North America in 1866

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stenger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stenger (post 1700)



  • William Shearer Stenger (1840-1918), American Democratic Party politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania (1875-1879)
  • Victor J. Stenger (1935-2014), American particle physicist, author, and religious skeptic, known for his 2007 best-seller God: The Failed Hypothesis: How Science Shows That God Does Not Exist
  • Nicole Stenger, French-American artist, pioneer in Virtual Reality and in Web Cinema
  • Steven "Steve" Stenger, American attorney and Democratic member of the St. Louis County Council
  • William Shearer Stenger (1840-1918), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 18th District, 1875-79; Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1883-87
  • Ed Stenger, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1928
  • Professor Isabelle Stenger (b. 1949), Belgian philosopher

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Stenger Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    11. ...

    The Stenger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stenger 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 29 February 2016 at 17:23.

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