Early Origins of the Herchönen family
The surname Herchönen 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. The family name is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.
Early History of the Herchönen family
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Herchönen Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Harkonen, Harkema, Herkema, Hargen, Herckenrode, Herckensheim, Harchönen and many more.
Early Notables of the Herchönen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Herchönen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Cary Hargen, who settled in Philadelphia in 1817; Peter Hargen, who settled in Indiana in 1852; R. E. Harkema, who settled in Indiana in 1861; and Matt Harkonen, who settled in Minnesota in 1926..