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Friedorf Early Origins



The surname Friedorf 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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Friedorf Spelling Variations


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Friedorf Spelling Variations



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

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Friedorf Early History


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Friedorf Early History



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

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Friedorf Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Friedorf Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Friedorf 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 or some of its variants were: 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.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Friedorf Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Friedorf 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 15 October 2014 at 14:42.

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