Early Origins of the Zwingern family
The surname Zwingern 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 Zwingern family
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Zwingern Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Zwinger, Zwingern, Zwingler, Zwingle and others.
Early Notables of the Zwingern family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Zwingern family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Peter Zwinger, aged 40; who emigrated to America with his wife and their two children in 1709; Johann Zwinger came to America in 1730; J.P. Zwingler arrived in Philadelphia in 1785.