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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

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Harkonen Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. 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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