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
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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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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Assmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century