Geschlecht refers to the ancestry or family tree with the name
The Gegenheimer Family originated in Wuerttemberg and appeared
for the first time around the year 1000. Bemhard Gegenheimer approximately
in the year 1120, Markward von Geckingen approximately in the
Geckingen, Geggingen, Gegingen and Gegeheim were the original
ancestors of this family from which the later Gegenheimer derived,
all from the same family tree.
Crest in silver with red spur. Helmet with red and white embellishment
topped with peacock tail. Cover red and silver Family Crest is
listed in the book of Crests by Siebmacher.
Please send comments, suggestions or additional/correcting
information about other Gegenheimer families.