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Wartenburg Early Origins



The surname Wartenburg was first found in Austria, where the name Wartenberg became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Wartenburg Spelling Variations


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Wartenburg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wartenberg, Warttenberg, Wartenburg, Wattenberg, Wattenburg, Watenberg, Watenberg, Warttenburg, Wartennburg, Wartenburgs, Wartennberg, Wartenbergs, Wartenberrg, Wartenbergg, Wortenberg, Wortenburg, Wortenbury and many more.

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Wartenburg Early History


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Wartenburg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wartenburg research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wartenburg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wartenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wartenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wartenburg 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 or some of its variants were: Johann Wattenberg, who settled in Philadelphia in 1753; and Charles Wartenberg, who was naturalized in Michigan in 1867.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Wartenburg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wartenburg 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 5 March 2007 at 10:06.

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