Dovel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Dovel family
The surname Dovel was first found in Austria, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
Important Dates for the Dovel family
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Dovel Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Teufel, Teufels, Teuffel, Teufell, Teuffell, Teuful, Teufull, Teufful and many more.
Early Notables of the Dovel family (pre 1700)
During this period prominent bearers of the name Dovel were Hans Wolfgang von Teuffel, of the ancient Nuremberg line and the great grandson of the founder of the line at the castle Birkensee, who died in 1611 as lieutenant general in the Palatinate-Neuburg army. He married Anna von Tegerau, and their son...
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Migration of the Dovel family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Teufel, who came to America in 1782; Georg Teufell came to Philadelphia in 1751; as did Gottlieb Teufel in 1860.
Contemporary Notables of the name Dovel (post 1700)
- I. Randolph Dovel, American Republican politician, Virginia Republican State Chair, 1945; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1960
- Charles Jacob Dovel, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1916, 1920, 1924
- Andrew J. Dovel, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912
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