Assmann History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished German surname Assmann is derived from the Greek term "erasmos," meaning "loved," and was initially used as a personal name. It was most likely originally borne as a surname by the son of someone named Assmann or a variation of it.

Early Origins of the Assmann family

The surname Assmann was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name was first seated in Frankfort from about the 14th century, and would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Early History of the Assmann family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Assmann research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1466, 1536, and 1722 are included under the topic Early Assmann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Assmann Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rasmusson, Rasmus, Asmus, Eras, Rasem, Asam, Asum, Rassmann, Assmann, Raes, Raskin, Rasmussen, Asmussen, Asmusson, Erasmi, Erasmus, Ausmus, Assman and many more.

Early Notables of the Assmann family (pre 1700)

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United States Assmann migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Assmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joh Fr Assmann, who landed in America in 1836 [1]
  • Johann Assmann, aged 50, who arrived in Brazil in 1846 [1]
  • Johann Assmann and his wife Anna Elis Nikodemus, who emigrated from Simmern, Hunsrueck to Brazil with their five children in 1846
  • Katharina Assmann, who landed in North America in 1857 [1]
  • Teresse Assmann, who landed in Ohio in 1868 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

  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) on Facebook
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