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Bahner Surname History



Bavaria, Germany is the original homeland of the Bahner family. Bahner is a patronymic name, a type of surname that derived from the given name of the father of the original bearer. Bahner was derived from the Germanic personal name Bono, which is in turn derived from the Old Nordic word bon, which means demand or petition.


Early Origins of the Bahner family


The surname Bahner was first found in Bavaria, where the family contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation.

Early History of the Bahner family


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Another 80 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1835, 1640 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Bahner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bahner Spelling Variations


One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Bahner include Bohn, Bohen, Boehn, Bohenn, Bohne, Bohene, Bohenne, Boen, Boene, Boenn, Boenne, Boehne and many more.

Early Notables of the Bahner family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Bahner family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of German settlers came to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. The hardships of the long voyage were balanced by the opportunity to escape poverty and religious persecution. The descendents of these settlers still populate the states of Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many also live in Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Bahner or a variant listed above:

Bahner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Bahner, aged 24, who arrived in Missouri in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Bahner (post 1700)


  • Siegfried Bahner, German football coach
  • A. Bahner Portzline, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952, 1956 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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