Prussia, known for its beauty, industry and military power. The name originated as a short form of the personal name Konrad, an Old German emperor's name.
Early Origins of the Köhne family
West Prussia, where the family emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. The name originated as a short form of Konrad, an Old German emperor's name.
Early History of the Köhne family
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Köhne Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cohen, Cohn, Coehn, Coen, Kohen, Kohn, Koehn, Koehne, Cone, Kone, Koehnle, Coehnle, Coen, Koen, Coene, Koene, Coener, Koener, Coehner and many more.
Early Notables of the Köhne family (pre 1700)
Notable figures of the period with the name Köhne were members of the Koehn von Jaski family, who distinguished themselves in politics and military services. One Koehn von Jaski, the Lord of Wittichwalde, became the director of regional affairs (Landes-Director) and regional advisor for the district of Mohrungen in 1806, while...
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Migration of the Köhne family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Köhne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Köhne (post 1700)
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