Early Origins of the Fraunhofen family
The surname Fraunhofen was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. Frauendorf is a municipality in the Oberspreewald-Lausitz district, in southern Brandenburg, Germany
. And in the Bavarian region of Upper Franconia, Frauendorf is a borough of Bad Staffelstein that dates back to 1070.
Early History of the Fraunhofen family
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Fraunhofen Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Frauenberg, Frauendorf, Frauenstein, Fraunberg, Fraunhofen, Freudenberg and many more.
Early Notables of the Fraunhofen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fraunhofen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andreas Freudenberg, who settled in America in 1764-1798; Johannes Freudenberger, who arrived in Halifax, N.S. in 1781; Johannes Frauendorf, who came to North America in 1783.