Wittenberg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wittenberg family

The surname Wittenberg 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.

Early History of the Wittenberg family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wittenberg research. Another 84 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wittenberg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wittenberg 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.

Early Notables of the Wittenberg family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Wittenberg Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Wittenberg migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wittenberg Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jens Wittenberg, who landed in New York, NY in 1754 [1]
Wittenberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joh Heinr Wittenberg, who arrived in America in 1843 [1]
  • Walter Wittenberg, who landed in Arkansas in 1890 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Wittenberg (post 1700) +

  • T. H. Wittenberg, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1932
  • D. H. Wittenberg, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1928

USS Arizona
  • Mr. Russell Duane Wittenberg, American Private working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking [2]


  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. ^ Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from http://pearl-harbor.com/arizona/casualtylist.html


Houseofnames.com on Facebook
Shipping
Fastest Delivery Possible

Digital Products on Checkout, all other products filled in 1 business day

Money Back
Money Back Guarantee

Yes, all products 100% Guaranteed

Support
BBB A+ Rating

The Best Rating possible

Payment
Secure Online Payment

Entire site uses SSL / Secure Certificate