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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. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. 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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