Dickmann History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The name Dickmann is generally thought to be derived from an old Frisian-Lower Saxon personal name, Deiko. It is also likely that versions of this name evolved from the German word "Dyke," in which case the name was most likely occupational for someone who built or operated Dikes.
Early Origins of the Dickmann family
The surname Dickmann was first found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
Early History of the Dickmann family
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Dickmann Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dickenhausen, Dickenhaussen, Dikenhausen, Dicenhausen, Dickenhhausen, Dickenhausenn and many more.
Early Notables of the Dickmann family (pre 1700)
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Dickmann migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Dickmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Adolph Dickmann, who settled in New Orleans in 1849
- Anna Elis. Dickmann, who settled in New Orleans in 1851
- Caroline Dickmann, who settled in New Orleans in 1852
Contemporary Notables of the name Dickmann (post 1700) +
- Frank H. Dickmann Jr. (1902-1949), American Democrat politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from St. Louis City 7th District, 1949 
- Bernard Francis Dickmann (b. 1888), American Democrat politician, Mayor of St. Louis, Missouri, 1933-41; Delegate to Missouri State Constitutional Convention 29th District, 1943-44; Postmaster at St. Louis, Missouri, 1943-58 
- Benjamin Dickmann, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 2008 
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