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Origins Available: German
The Friedman surname evolved from the popular German personal name Friederich.
The surname Friedman was first found in East Prussia
. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Freedman, Friedman, Freidman, Fried, Friedemann, Friedland, Fridman, Friedhof and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Friedman research. Another 232 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Friedman History in all our PDF Extended History products
More information is included under the topic Early Friedman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Friedman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Andrias Friedman, who settled in New York in 1831
- Adelheid Friedman, who came to Baltimore in 1834
- Frederick Friedman, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840
- Paulus Friedman, who arrived in New York in 1846
- John Friedman, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1847
Friedman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- M Friedman, who landed in Arkansas in 1906
Friedman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Friedman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Soloman Friedman arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1865
- Mr. Samuel Friedman (d. 1915), American 2nd Class passenger from Brooklyn, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking
- Jeffrey M. Friedman (b. 1954), American molecular geneticist awarded the Shaw Prize in 2009 and the Lasker Award in 2010
- Thomas Lauren Friedman (b. 1953), American journalist who has won the Pulitzer Prize three times, twice for International Reporting (1983, 1988) and once for Commentary (2002)
- Sam Friedman, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1948, 1956
- Samuel E. Friedman, American Republican politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Bridgeport, 1932
- Samuel H. Friedman, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1926, 1927, 1929; Candidate for New York State Senate, 1928, 1932, 1936
- Samuel H. Friedman, American politician, Candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1952, 1956; Delegate to Socialist National Convention from New York, 1960
- Samuel L. Friedman, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Queens County 2nd District, 1934
- Sara Friedman, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924
- Saul Friedman, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1960
- Friedman Family Genealogical Record Booklet by Steven D. Friedman, Friedman-Seidman Family Cha.
- by Judy Graf Klein.
- Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
- Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
- Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
- Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
- Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
- Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
- Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
- Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
The Friedman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Friedman 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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