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Gahmen Early Origins



The surname Gahmen was first found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Gahmen Spelling Variations


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Gahmen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gahmen, Gahsen, Gamin, Gamen, Gamenou, Gameren, Gammen, Gammel, Gemen and many more.

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Gahmen Early History


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Gahmen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gahmen research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 187 and 1874 are included under the topic Early Gahmen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gahmen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gahmen Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Marie Gamin, who settled in Canada; Christian Gehman, who came to Pennsylvania in 1732; Benedict Gehman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732; Joseph Gehman, who came to Pennsylvania in 1830.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Gahmen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gahmen 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 4 March 2014 at 10:18.

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