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Gellhorn Early Origins



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.

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Gellhorn Spelling Variations


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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.

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Gellhorn Early History


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Gellhorn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gellhorn research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 168 and 1687 are included under the topic Early Gellhorn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gellhorn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gellhorn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gellhorn 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:

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, landed in New York, NY in 1860
  • Hirsch Gellhorn, aged 18, arrived in New York, NY in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gellhorn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gellhorn (post 1700)



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

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Gellhorn Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    7. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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    The Gellhorn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gellhorn 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 31 March 2014 at 16:12.

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