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Friedhoff Early Origins



The surname Friedhoff was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Friedhoff Spelling Variations


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Friedhoff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fredorf, Friedorf, Friedhoff, Friedhof, Friedoff, Fredhoff, Freydorf, Freydhoff and many more.

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Friedhoff Early History


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Friedhoff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Friedhoff research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1806, 1857 and 1735 are included under the topic Early Friedhoff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Friedhoff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Friedhoff Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Friedhoff 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:

Friedhoff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Herm Adolph Friedhoff, who settled in America in 1837
  • Hein Friedhoff, who settled in Texas in 1846
  • Conrad Friedhoff, who arrived in Missouri in 1847
  • Conrad Friedhoff, aged 32, arrived in Missouri in 1847
  • J. J. Friedhoff, who arrived in New York, NY in 1851
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Friedhoff Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Diedrich Friedhoff, aged 50, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Hermann von Beckerath"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Friedhoff (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Friedhoff (post 1700)



  • Lawrence Friedhoff MD, PhD, FACP, American Chief Development Officer of Axovant Sciences, Ltd. and the Senior Vice President, Research & Development at Roivant Sciences, Ltd
  • Frances Friedhoff, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1924

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Friedhoff Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
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    The Friedhoff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Friedhoff 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 14 November 2016 at 07:26.

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