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Where did the German Dorf family come from? What is the German Dorf family crest and coat of arms? When did the Dorf family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Dorf family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Durffendahl, Durfendahl, Dürffendahl, Durfendal, Dürfeld, Dorfeld, Duffendahl and many more.
First found in Baden, 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dorf research. Another 175 words(12 lines of text) covering the years 1722, 1761, and 1869 are included under the topic Early Dorf History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Dorf Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Dorf Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Dorf Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dorf 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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