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Zengel Early Origins



The surname Zengel was first found in Saxony, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation. Chronicles first mention Jacob Zengerlin from the Allgaeu region of southern Bavaria in 1250. In Old German the name meant "lively" and "spritely," or more literally, "a biting, sharp taste."

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Zengel Spelling Variations


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Zengel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zeng, Zenge, Zenger, Zengerle, Zengern, Zengl, Zengel, Zaengel, Zange, Zanger and many more.

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Zengel Early History


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Zengel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zengel research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1811, 1697, 1746 and 1710 are included under the topic Early Zengel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zengel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zengel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Zengel 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: Simon Zenger, who came to Carolina between 1733-35 with his wife and child; Jerg Zeng came to Philadelphia in 1727; Ignatius Zengerle arrived in Philadelphia in 1768..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zengel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zengel (post 1700)



  • Leonard Joseph "Len" Zengel Sr. (1887-1963), American racecar driver who on October 8, 1910 won the annual Fairmount Park road race in Philadelphia
  • Sergeant Raphael Louis Zengel (1894-1977), American-born, Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross during the First World War [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Raphael Zengel. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Raphael Zengel. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raphael_Zengel

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Raphael Zengel. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Raphael Zengel. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raphael_Zengel

Other References

  1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  8. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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The Zengel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zengel 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 May 2017 at 08:01.

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