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Cressman Early Origins



The surname Cressman was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Cressman Spelling Variations


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Cressman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cretschman, Cretschmar, Cretschmann, Cretschmarr, Cretchman, Cretchmar, Cretschma, Cretschmane, Cretschmare and many more.

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Cressman Early History


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Cressman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cressman research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 167 and 1670 are included under the topic Early Cressman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cressman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cressman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cressman 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:

Cressman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joh. Georg Cressman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729
  • Johannes Cressman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1730
  • Johan Georg Cressman, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1740
  • Johan Henrick Cressman, who settled in Philadelphia in 1742
  • Frederick Cressman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1755
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cressman Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Amos Cressman, who arrived in Canada in 1830
  • Jacob Cressman, who landed in Canada in 1830
  • Jacob Cressman, who came to Canada in 1830
  • Abraham Cressman, who arrived in Canada in 1831
  • Abraham Cressman, who landed in Canada in 1831
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cressman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cressman (post 1700)



  • Luther Sheeleigh Cressman (1897-1994), American anthropologist, known as the father of Oregon anthropology
  • Glen Cressman (b. 1934), retired Canadian professional NHL ice hockey forward
  • David Gregory Cressman (b. 1950), retired Canadian NHL ice hockey left winger

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
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    The Cressman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cressman 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 8 October 2014 at 14:36.

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