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Freedman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Freedman surname evolved from the popular German personal name Friederich.

Early Origins of the Freedman family


The surname Freedman was first found in East Prussia and Silesia. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.

Early History of the Freedman family


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Freedman Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Freedman, Friedman, Freidman, Fried, Friedemann, Friedland, Fridman, Friedhof and many more.

Early Notables of the Freedman family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Freedman family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Freedman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M Freedman, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Joseph Freedman, who settled in Ohio in 1809-1852

Contemporary Notables of the name Freedman (post 1700)


  • Russell A. Freedman (1929-2018), American biographer and the Newbery Medal winning author of nearly 50 books for young people, best known for his award winning work Lincoln: A Photobiography
  • Monroe Henry Freedman (1928-2015), American Professor of Law and the former Dean at Hofstra Law School
  • Andrew Freedman (1860-1915), owner of the New York Giants (1895 to 1902)
  • Robert L. Freedman (b. 1957), American Emmy Award nominated screenwriter, playwright, and lyricist
  • Michael Hartley Freedman (b. 1951), American mathematician awarded a Fields Medal in 1986
  • Eric Freedman, American head of Capital News Service and the 1994 co-winner (with Jim Mitzelfeld) of the pulitzer prize for Beat Reporting
  • Frank E. Freedman, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Erie County 4th District, 1920 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Elliot Roy Freedman, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 2nd District, 1992 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles Freedman, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Anita Freedman, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; Member of Democratic National Committee from New Hampshire, 2004-08 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 22 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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