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Boehne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Bavaria, Germany is the original homeland of the Boehne family. Boehne is a patronymic name, a type of surname that derived from the given name of the father of the original bearer. Boehne was derived from the Germanic personal name Bono, which is in turn derived from the Old Nordic word bon, which means demand or petition.

Early Origins of the Boehne family


The surname Boehne was first found in Bavaria, where the family contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation.

Early History of the Boehne family


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Boehne Spelling Variations


Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations of Boehne include Bohn, Bohen, Boehn, Bohenn, Bohne, Bohene, Bohenne, Boen, Boene, Boenn, Boenne, Boehne and many more.

Early Notables of the Boehne family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Boehne family to the New World and Oceana


German settlers were among the most common to come to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. Poverty and religious persecution drove many Bavarians to make this long trek. tenant farmers were also enticed by the prospect of owning land. From east to west, these German immigrants populated the United States, settling in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada also provided homes to many. Early settlers bearing the Boehne surname or a spelling variation of the name include:

Boehne Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hans W.L. Boehne, aged 31, originally from Aachen, who arrived in New York in 1904 aboard the ship "Breslau" from Bremen, Germany [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFB6-WJ4 : 6 December 2014), Hans W.L. Boehne, 02 Jan 1904; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Breslau, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Elisabeth Boehne, aged 58, who arrived in New York in 1923 aboard the ship "Aquitania" from Cherbourg, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNQZ-D2Q : 6 December 2014), Elisabeth Boehne, 27 Apr 1923; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Aquitania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Elly Boehne, originally from Dubro, Germany, who arrived in New York in 1923 aboard the ship "Munchen" from Bremen, Germany [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JND8-KWR : 6 December 2014), Elly Boehne, 10 Sep 1923; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Munchen, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • William Boehne, aged 34, who arrived in New York in 1923 aboard the ship "President Roosevelt" from Bremerhaven [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNXN-249 : 6 December 2014), William Boehne, 22 Jun 1923; citing departure port Bremerhaven, arrival port New York, ship name President Roosevelt, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Boehne (post 1700)


  • Rich Boehne (b. 1958), American Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company
  • John William Boehne Jr. (1895-1973), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana (1931-1933) and (1933-1943)
  • John William Boehne (1856-1946), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana (1909-1913)

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  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFB6-WJ4 : 6 December 2014), Hans W.L. Boehne, 02 Jan 1904; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Breslau, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNQZ-D2Q : 6 December 2014), Elisabeth Boehne, 27 Apr 1923; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Aquitania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JND8-KWR : 6 December 2014), Elly Boehne, 10 Sep 1923; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Munchen, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNXN-249 : 6 December 2014), William Boehne, 22 Jun 1923; citing departure port Bremerhaven, arrival port New York, ship name President Roosevelt, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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