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Corfman Early Origins



The surname Corfman was first found in Hanover, where the name could be considered to have made a great contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of modern Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses. They played important roles in the local and national conflicts at a time when groups sought power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.

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Corfman Spelling Variations


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Corfman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kaufmann, Kaufman, Kauffmann, Kauffman, Kofmann and many more.

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Corfman Early History


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Corfman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Corfman research. Another 369 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1773, 1805, 1444, 1469, 1530, 1679, 1735, 1753 and 1795 are included under the topic Early Corfman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Corfman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Corfman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Corfman 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: Isaac Kauffmann, who arrived in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1709; Heinrich Kauffmann, who came to Philadelphia in 1731; Peter Kaufman, who arrived there in 1749.

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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. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Corfman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Corfman 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 22 January 2014 at 14:02.

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