Dahmen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Dahmen family

The surname Dahmen was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in West Flanders, a province in Belgium, originally Bruges. Within this province the notable towns are Bruges, the capital city, Ostend, Courtrai, Furnes, Thielt, Ypres and Roulers. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Early History of the Dahmen family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dahmen research. Another 75 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1705 and 1842 are included under the topic Early Dahmen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dahmen Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Daem, Daems, Daen, Daendels, Daens, Daemer, Daemen, Daemeler, Daenlen, Daenfeld, Daenemann, Dame, Dahm and many more.

Early Notables of the Dahmen family (pre 1700)

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United States Dahmen migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dahmen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Clara Dahmen, who settled in Texas in 1844
  • John Dahmen, aged 23, who arrived in Missouri in 1846 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Dahmen (post 1700) +

  • Herman Dahmen, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Aix-la-Chapelle, 1858-64 [2]
  • Charles S. Dahmen, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Aix-la-Chapelle, 1854-55 [2]
  • Julia Dahmen (b. 1977), German television actress
  • Wolfgang Dahmen (b. 1949), German mathematician working in approximation theory and numerical analysis

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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