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Early Origins of the Gellhorn family


The surname Gellhorn was first found in Silesia, where the name gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Gellhorn family


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Gellhorn Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Gyldenhorn, Gyldenhoff, Gyllenhorn, Gyllenhök, Gyldenhorn, Guldenhorn, Gelenhorn, Gellhorn, Gildenhorn, Guildenhorn, Gildenhorf and many more.

Early Notables of the Gellhorn family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gellhorn family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gellhorn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alexander and Hirsch Gellhorn both arrived in New York City in 1860 on a ship from Hamburg, Germany
  • Alexander Gellhorn, aged 25, who landed in New York, NY in 1860 [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)
  • Hirsch Gellhorn, aged 18, who arrived in New York, NY in 1860 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Gellhorn (post 1700)


  • Peter Gellhorn (b. 1912), conductor, and composer
  • Martha Gellhorn (1908-1998),

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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)

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