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A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Deutschmann, were formed in the lands which became the modern German state of Prussia, which is renowned for its beauty, industry and military power. However, in the medieval era, Prussia was fragmented and inhabited by numerous barbarian tribes, who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. The borders of the barbarian kingdoms, which were established after the fall of the Roman Empire, changed repeatedly. The region that came to be known as Prussia was roughly divided between the territories of Brandenburg-Prussia, West Prussia and East Prussia. The Deutschmann family emerged in Brandenburg-Prussia, which is essentially the birthplace of modern Germany. By the 19th century, Brandenburg-Prussia had incorporated East Prussia, West Prussia and many other German territories. Moreover, in the late 19th century, it led the German states in the unification of Germany.

Deutschmann Early Origins



The surname Deutschmann was first found in Prussia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Deutschmann Spelling Variations


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Deutschmann Spelling Variations



In the medieval era, many different cultural groups lived in the German states. There are thus many regional variations of German surnames from that era. Westphalians spoke Low German, which is similar to modern Dutch. Many German names carry suffixes that identify where they came from. Others have phrases attached that identify something about the original bearer. Other variations in German names resulted from the fact that medieval scribes worked without the aid of any spelling rules. The spelling variations of the name Deutschmann include Deutsch, Deutch, Deuch, Deutchen, Dietsch, Dietzsch, Duetschke, Deutgen, Deutschel, Deutscher and many more.

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Deutschmann Early History


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Deutschmann Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Deutschmann research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1840, 1625 and 1706 are included under the topic Early Deutschmann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Deutschmann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Deutschmann Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Deutschmann 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



Prussia played an extremely influential role in shaping modern German history. It remained a part of Germany until after the Second World War. Prussia was divided among the Soviet Union, Poland, East Germany and West Germany. Many Prussians became residents of these new countries after the War, and many migrated to other parts of Germany or Europe, as well as to North Ameri ca. In the United States, the majority of settlers landed in Philadelphia, and moved on to Ohio, Texas, Illinois, California, New York, and Maryland. Many German settlers also migrated to Canada, particularly to Ontario and the Prairies. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Deutschmann were

Deutschmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich J Deutschmann, aged 14, arrived in New York, NY in 1863
  • Gottfried Deutschmann, who landed in New York, NY in 1875
  • Jacob Deutschmann, aged 40, arrived in New York, NY in 1875
  • Justine Deutschmann, aged 5, landed in New York, NY in 1875
  • Katherine Deutschmann, aged 14, arrived in New York, NY in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Deutschmann Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Albert Deutschmann, who landed in Arkansas in 1904

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Contemporary Notables of the name Deutschmann (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Deutschmann (post 1700)



  • Elmer Deutschmann, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 2000
  • Carl Deutschmann (b. 1888), American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Queens County 1st District, 1927-29; Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1945

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
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    The Deutschmann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Deutschmann 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 16 November 2015 at 11:00.

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