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Dorfeld Early Origins



The surname Dorfeld was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Dorfeld Spelling Variations


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Dorfeld Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Durffendahl, Durfendahl, Dürffendahl, Durfendal, Dürfeld, Dorfeld, Duffendahl and many more.

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Dorfeld Early History


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Dorfeld Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dorfeld research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1722, 1761 and 1869 are included under the topic Early Dorfeld History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dorfeld Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dorfeld Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Dorfeld 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:

Dorfeld Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Dorfeld, who settled in North America in 1775

Dorfeld Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. H. Dorfeld, who settled in Baltimore in 1834
  • Herman Dorfeld, who settled in Kansas in 1899

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. 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. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
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    The Dorfeld Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dorfeld 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 25 February 2014 at 10:14.

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