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The surname Abbuhl is a local surname, which is a type of name that is derived from the geography of the place where the original bearer lived or held land. Specifically, this is a topographic surname. Further research revealed that the name is derived from a physical geographical feature of the place where the first member of the Abbuhl family lived which is derived from the Old German word "buehel," which means "hill."

Abbuhl Early Origins



The surname Abbuhl was first found in Baden, where the name could be considered to make a great early contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of early development of Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking power and status in an ever changing territorial profile. Literally, the name comes either from the Old German word "Buehel," which meant "hill," or from the Old German word "buole," which meant "relative." Chronicles mention Bertolf Buole of Cologne as early as 1178, and Hainrich "on the buehel" of Bregenz in 1340. The family may either have lent its name to, or have originated in the town Buehl in Baden.

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Abbuhl Spelling Variations


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Abbuhl Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Buhl, Buhle, Buhll, Buhlle, Buhler, Buehler, Beuhler, Pichler and many more.

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Abbuhl Early History


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Abbuhl Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Abbuhl research. Another 279 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1765, 1767, 1802, and 1808 are included under the topic Early Abbuhl History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Abbuhl Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Abbuhl Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Abbuhl Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Buhl, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1738. Peter Buhl arrived in Philadelphia in 1741; while Ulrich Buhler arrived in 1734; Johann David Buhler in 1737 and Georg Ernst Buhler in 1739..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
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    The Abbuhl Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Abbuhl 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.

    This page was last modified on 29 February 2016 at 12:21.

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