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Biehn Early Origins



The surname Biehn was first found in Silesia, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family. The name may originate from (or have lent itelf to) the town Bielau in Silesia and Bielen in Thuringia.

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Biehn Spelling Variations


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Biehn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Biehler, Bieler, Beihler, Bielert (eastern regions), Beiler, Beiller, Bihler, Bielau, Bielen, Beeler and many more.

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Biehn Early History


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Biehn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Biehn research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1791 and 1495 are included under the topic Early Biehn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Biehn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Biehn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Biehn 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:

Biehn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lorenz Biehn, who landed in New York, NY in 1844
  • Maria Elizabeth Biehn, who arrived in New York, NY in 1844

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Contemporary Notables of the name Biehn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Biehn (post 1700)



  • Michael Connell Biehn (b. 1956), American actor best known for his roles in James Cameron's science fiction action films The Terminator as Kyle Reese
  • John P. Biehn, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1924

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Biehn Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Biehn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Biehn 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 28 October 2015 at 11:23.

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