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Where did the German Kenndey family come from? What is the German Kenndey family crest and coat of arms? When did the Kenndey family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Kenndey family history?The surname Kenndey emerged throughout the German territories, deriving from one of several places named Hausen.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Hausen, Hauser, Hausendorf, Hausmann, Hausermann, Hausler, Hausener, Haussen, Haussenauer, Haus and many more.
First found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Hausen became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kenndey research. Another 187 words(13 lines of text) covering the years 1722, 1814, and 1868 are included under the topic Early Kenndey History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Kenndey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Christian Haus and his wife Anna Catharina, who emigrated from the Palatinate to New York in 1710; Anna Rosina Haus, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1738.
The Kenndey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kenndey 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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