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Althoff History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The distinguished German surname Althoff is of Westphalian origin. The name comes from the name of a farm in Westphalia, and is made up of two elements: "alt," meaning "old," and "hoff," meaning "yard."

Early Origins of the Althoff family


The surname Althoff was first found in the region of Westphalia. The earliest known bearer of the name Althoff was Henricus Althoff, who was a priest in the Westphalian town of Bislich in 1536; however, the variation Oldehof was recorded in the Pomeranian town of Rostock as early as 1260.

Early History of the Althoff family


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Althoff Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Althoff, Althof, Althoffen and others.

Early Notables of the Althoff family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Althoff family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Althoff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bernh Heinz Jos Althoff, who landed in America in 1844 [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)
  • W Althoff, who arrived in America in 1845 [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)
  • William Althoff, aged 28, who arrived in Missouri in 1845 [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)
  • Joh Gerh Althoff, who arrived in America in 1846 [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)
  • Joh Heinr Althoff, who landed in America in 1846 [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)
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Contemporary Notables of the name Althoff (post 1700)


  • Henry J. Althoff (1873-1947), American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, Bishop of Belleville (1914 to 1947)
  • Pamela Althoff (b. 1953), American politician, Republican Illinois State Senator (2003-)
  • Edward C. Althoff (1912-2000), American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1944 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Adolph Althoff (1913-1998), German circus owner, animal tamer and performer who saved people from the Holocaust by having them work and travel in his circus, inspiration for the 1998 Showtime TV-movie, "Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Families," named one of The Righteous among the Nations
  • Henno Althoff (b. 1960), German record producer, recording engineer and studio owner
  • Heinz Jakob Althoff (b. 1894), German writer
  • Kai Althoff (b. 1966), German painter from Cologne, Germany
  • Adrianus Aloijsius Felix Althoff, Dutch journalist from the Netherlands
  • Ernie Althoff (b. 1950), Australian musician and composer

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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 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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