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Early Origins of the Zwinger family


The surname Zwinger was first found in Nuremburg, where the name Zwinger contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. In Switzerland there lived a Hugo Moench, named Zwinger, who was a Knight in Basel in 1303.

Early History of the Zwinger family


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Zwinger Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Zwinger, Zwingern, Zwingler, Zwingle and others.

Early Notables of the Zwinger family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Zwinger family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Zwinger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Peter Zwinger, aged 40, who emigrated to America with his wife and their two children in 1709
  • Johann Zwinger, who settled in America in 1730
  • Johan Zwinger, who landed in America in 1730 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Zwinger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. J. Zwinger, who sailed to New York City in 1850
  • J J H Zwinger, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Zwinger (post 1700)


  • Theodor Zwinger (1533-1588), Swiss scholar, especially on the theory of medicine

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Citations


  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)

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