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Harkonen Early Origins



The surname Harkonen was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. The family name is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.

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Harkonen Spelling Variations


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Harkonen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Harkonen, Harkema, Herkema, Hargen, Herckenrode, Herckensheim, Harchönen and many more.

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Harkonen Early History


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Harkonen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harkonen research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 152 and 1524 are included under the topic Early Harkonen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harkonen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Harkonen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Harkonen 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:

Harkonen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Matt Harkonen, who settled in Minnesota in 1926

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Contemporary Notables of the name Harkonen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Harkonen (post 1700)



  • Arto Härkönen (b. 1959), retired Finnish javelin thrower who won the gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics
  • Anna-Leena Härkönen, Finnish freelance writer, novelist, and actress

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Harkonen Historic Events


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Harkonen Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Reinhold Harkonen (1889-1914), Finnish Third Class Passenger from Helsingfors, (Helsinki), Finland who survived the sinking on the Empress of Ireland on May 29th 1914 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 16) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

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Harkonen Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 16) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

Other References

  1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. 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 Harkonen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Harkonen 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 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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