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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. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. 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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