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Dreffen Early Origins



The surname Dreffen was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. Drefeld is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.

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Dreffen Spelling Variations


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Dreffen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Drefeld, Dreffenfelt, Dreffen, Dreifeld, Drayfeld, Dreffensköld, Dreffling and many more.

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Dreffen Early History


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Dreffen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dreffen research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1647, 1649 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Dreffen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dreffen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dreffen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Dreffen 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 or some of its variants were: settlers who traveled to the New World and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada in the 18th and 19th centuries..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Dreffen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dreffen 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 26 March 2014 at 14:48.

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