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A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Köhner, were formed in the lands which became the modern German state of 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.

Köhner Early Origins



The surname Köhner was first found in 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.

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Köhner Spelling Variations


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Köhner 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.

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Köhner Early History


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Köhner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Köhner research. Another 260 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1554, 1806, 1837, 1842, and 1869 are included under the topic Early Köhner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Köhner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Köhner Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable figures of the period with the name Köhner 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...

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Köhner 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:

Köhner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Benedict Kohner, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710-1714

Köhner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Georg Kohner, aged 43, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Johann Kohner, aged 17, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Margret Kohner, aged 47, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • Michael Kohner, aged 13, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Adam Kohner, aged 23, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Köhner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Köhner (post 1700)



  • Susan Kohner (b. 1939), American Academy Award nominated actress, known for Imitation of Life (1959), Freud (1962) and The Gene Krupa Story (1959)
  • Pancho Kohner (b. 1939), American Daytime Emmy Award winning producer, known for Madeline (1998), Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987) and 10 to Midnight (1983) and his work with Charles Bronson
  • Frederick Kohner (1905-1986), Austrian-born, American Academy Award nominated novelist and screen writer, known for Gidget (1959), Hollywood Story (1951) and Utopia (1951)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Köhner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Köhner 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 1 April 2015 at 09:17.

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