Hauff History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hauff family

The surname Hauff was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in West Flanders, a province in Belgium, originally Bruges. Within this province the notable towns are Bruges, the capital city, Ostend, Courtrai, Furnes, Thielt, Ypres and Roulers. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Early History of the Hauff family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hauff research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1777 and 1822 are included under the topic Early Hauff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hauff Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Haaf, Haafe, Haaften, Haeff, Haeften, Haff, Haf and many more.

Early Notables of the Hauff family (pre 1700)

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United States Hauff migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hauff Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Michael Hauff, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Christian Hauff, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Johan Henrich Hauff, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]
Hauff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Frederick Hauff, who arrived in Maryland in 1844 [1]
Hauff Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Gottlieb Hauff, aged 4, who landed in New York, NY in 1902 [1]
  • Karolina Hauff, aged 22, who arrived in New York, NY in 1902 [1]
  • Maria Hauff, who landed in New York, NY in 1902 [1]
  • Emmanuel Hauff, aged 27, who landed in New York, NY in 1902 [1]
  • Rosins Hauff, aged 2, who landed in New York, NY in 1902 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hauff (post 1700) +

  • Werner Hauff (b. 1925), Professor of engineering in Dorpat, Estonia
  • Eberhard Hauff, the manager and director of the German Film Institute in 1956
  • Wilhelm Hauff (1802-1827), German poet and novelist
  • Reinhard Hauff (b. 1939), German film director
  • Paul Hauff (b. 1970), Australian rugby league footballer

USS Arizona
  • Mr. Richard Hauff, American Gunners Mate Third Class working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he survived the sinking [2]


  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)
  2. ^ Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from http://pearl-harbor.com/arizona/casualtylist.html


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