The original name, Oleienschlager's, is of this coat of arms. It is from the Germanic Heraldry Register. It says "Moneymaker" as that is the English translation of the Old German word, Geldschlager, which comes from the earliest term, "Oleienschlager". On the crest, the ship denotes a maritime heritage. The Latin phase on the lower part translates as " By Land and By Sea."
The Name, Moneymaker was changed from Geldmacher during the American Revolution. Some new Americans didn't want to be associated with the Hessians and "americanized" the name. Modern German does not translate the word, moneymaker, as geldmacher.
The word has been evolving for centuries.
Geldmacher comes from the Old German, 14th Century word, Geldschlager. The earlier, 11th Century, Prussian word, Oleienschlager, meant "coin-striker".
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