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The distinguished surname Armentrout is of very ancient German origin. It is derived from a Germanic personal name made up of the elements "heri," meaning "army," and "man," meaning "man."

Armentrout Early Origins



The surname Armentrout was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Armentrout Spelling Variations


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Armentrout Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Herman, Hermann, Herrman, Herrmann, Hörman, Hörmann, Hierman, Harmen, Harmand, Harman, Armand, Armant, Hermand, Arman, Erman, Ermann, Hearman, Hearmann, Harm, Harmsen, Harmson and many more.

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Armentrout Early History


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Armentrout Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Armentrout research. Another 291 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1828, 1842, 1769, 1612, 1719, 1727, 1786, 1625, 1678, 1621, 1686, 1643, 1708, 1664, 1703, 1646, 1695, 1650 and 1734 are included under the topic Early Armentrout History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Armentrout Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Armentrout Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Armentrout during this time period were Jobst Herman of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1625-1678), Count of Lippe, Sternberg and Schwalenberg; Augustine Herman, First Lord of Bohemia Manor (c.1621-1686), a Bohemian explorer, merchant, and cartographer; Johann Oswald Harms (1643-1708), a...

Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Armentrout 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 were:

Armentrout Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Elizabeth Armentrout, who emigrated to the United States 1910
  • James Armentrout, aged 25, who landed in America in 1910
  • Jane G. Armentrout, aged 25, who emigrated to America in 1910
  • Marguerite Armentrout, aged 34, who emigrated to Washington D. C. in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Armentrout (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Armentrout (post 1700)



  • Jennifer Armentrout (b. 1980), American writer of young adult novels
  • Peter B. Armentrout (b. 1953), American reseacher in thermochemistry, kinetics, Chemistry Professor at the University of Utah, recipient of the Biemann Medal (2001)
  • Robert W. Armentrout, American politician, Mayor of Hyattsville, Maryland, 1999-
  • Charles L. Armentrout, American politician, Mayor of Hyattsville, Maryland, 1967-75

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Suggested Readings for the name Armentrout


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Suggested Readings for the name Armentrout



  • Armentrout Family History 1739-1978 by Russell S. Armentrout.

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Armentrout Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    11. ...

    The Armentrout Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Armentrout 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 16 June 2016 at 11:38.

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