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Damm Early Origins



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

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Damm Spelling Variations


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Damm Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Damann, Dammann, Daman, Dammann, Damm and others.

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Damm Early History


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Damm Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Damm research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1540 and 1), are included under the topic Early Damm History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Damm Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Damm Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Damm 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:

Damm Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Heinrich Damm, who landed in America in 1754
  • Jacob Damm, who landed in New York, NY in 1782

Damm Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Miss Damm, who landed in Brazil in 1828
  • Johan Fredrik Damm, aged 43, arrived in New York in 1830
  • Johann Heinrich Damm, who arrived in America in 1834
  • Casper Damm, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1837
  • Johann Damm, who landed in Texas in 1846
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Damm Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Theopilus Damm, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750

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Contemporary Notables of the name Damm (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Damm (post 1700)



  • Helene A. von Damm (b. 1938), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Austria, 1983-86
  • John T. Damm, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State Attorney General, 1952
  • Henry Christian Augustus Damm (1874-1929), American politician, U.S. Consul in Cornwall, 1909-12; Stettin, 1912-15; Aix-la-Chapelle, 1915-17; Stavanger, 1917-18, 1919; Christiania, 1918; Copenhagen, 1919-20; Malaga, 1920-21
  • George Damm, American Democrat politician, Member of Virginia State House of Delegates, 1950
  • Dixie Damm, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2004
  • Christian Tobias Damm (1699-1778), renowned German Classical philologist
  • Tobias Damm (b. 1983), German football player
  • Arvid Gerhard Damm (d. 1927), Swedish engineer and inventor
  • Carina Damm (b. 1979), Brazilian female mixed martial artist
  • Martin Damm (b. 1972), Czechoslovakian former professional tennis player

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    2. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    11. ...

    The Damm Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Damm 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 26 April 2016 at 20:31.

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