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Where did the German Artemann family come from? What is the German Artemann family crest and coat of arms? When did the Artemann family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Artemann family history?The ancient roots of the Artemann family are found in the German state of Bavaria. Artemann was a local name, for someone who lived in Regensburg, Bavaria. The family name Artemann can be traced back to the Middle Ages, when Bavaria was a region characterized by court intrigue and heroic battles over power and prestige. The Artemann family was involved in the ancient feuds between noble families, who competed for domination of the territory. In the era of rapidly changing allegiances, the Artemann family aligned itself with many different noble families and their support was sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations of Artemann include Artmann, Artman, Artmman, Artmanne, Arttman, Arteman, Artemann and many more.
First found in the ancient city of Regensburg, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
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German settlers were among the most common to come to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. Poverty and religious persecution drove many Bavarians to make this long trek. tenant farmers were also enticed by the prospect of owning land. From east to west, these German immigrants populated the United States, settling in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada also provided homes to many. Early settlers bearing the Artemann surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Isaac Artman, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1765; Bernhard Artmann, Maria Anna Artmann, and Angela Artmann, who all arrived in Baltimore in 1841; Franz Artman, who settled in Ohio in 1869.
The Artemann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Artemann 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.
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