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The Blankenfeld surname is derived from the words "blanken," and "feld," literally, "the white or bare field," and probably denoting an area recently cleared of trees or undergrowth. There is a place named Blankenfelde-Mahlow, near Berlin, in Brandenburg.

Blankenfeld Early Origins



The surname Blankenfeld was first found in Lower Saxony, where a Jordanus de Blankenburg was recorded as canon of Hildesheim in 1255.

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Blankenfeld Spelling Variations


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Blankenfeld Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Blankenfeld, Blankenfeldt, Blandkenberg and many more.

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Blankenfeld Early History


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Blankenfeld Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blankenfeld research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1453 is included under the topic Early Blankenfeld History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blankenfeld Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blankenfeld Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Blankenfeld 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 or some of its variants were: Ed and Emilie Blankenfeld, who arrived in Texas in 1853; and David Blankenfels, who arrived in New York, NY in 1866.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blankenfeld (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Blankenfeld (post 1700)



  • Buddy Blankenfeld, American television news broadcaster

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Blankenfeld Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    5. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Blankenfeld Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blankenfeld 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 April 2015 at 14:42.

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