The German state of Silesia
is the glorious birthplace of the distinguished surname Havemann. This name is derived from the German word "hof" meaning "settlement" or "farm" and "mann" meaning "man." The name may have originally been born by someone who owned their land as opposed to working someone else's land, or perhaps by the manager, or steward of such an estate.
Early Origins of the Havemann family
The surname Havemann was first found in Silesia
, where the family became noted for its many branches within the region. Ancient chronicles first mention Otten Buzwoys Hoveman of Liegnitz, Silesia
(1383,) Hans Kosche Hoffman of Liegnitz (1558,) and Nickel Hofeman the belt-maker of Goerlitz (1425).
Early History of the Havemann family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Havemann research.Another 745 words (53 lines of text) covering the years 1712, 1540, 1627, 1778, 1845, 1827, 1803, 1789, 1616, 1679, 1640, 1692, 1653, 1719, 1683, 1750, 1685, 1715, 1669 and 1716 are included under the topic Early Havemann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Havemann Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hoffmann, Hofmann, Hoffman, Hofman, Hoeffmann, Hoefmann, Hoeffman, Hoefman, Hofemann, Hofeman, Hovemann, Hoveman and many more.
Early Notables of the Havemann family (pre 1700)
Notables of the period with the surname Havemann were Christian Hoffmann von Hoffmannswaldau (1616-1679), a German poet of the Baroque era; Pieter Hofman (1640-1692), a Flemish
Baroque painter; Martin Hoffmann (1653-1719) a German luthier, based in Leipzig; and his son, Johann Christian Hoffmann (1683-1750)... Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Havemann Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Havemann family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Havemann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Jacob Havemann, aged 18, who landed in America from Wapse, in 1898
Havemann Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- J. Havemann, aged 50, who emigrated to the United States from Hamburg, Germany, in 1905
- Richard Havemann, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Halle, in 1905
- Gohann Havemann, aged 62, who landed in America from Hamburg, Germany, in 1913
- Otto Havemann, aged 20, who landed in America from Tiredriehsffeal, Germany, in 1914
- Kirsten Gertrud Havemann, aged 25, who settled in America from Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1920
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Contemporary Notables of the name Havemann (post 1700)
- Florian Havemann (b. 1952), son of Robert Havemann, German writer
- Robert Havemann (1910-1982), East German chemist who was was awarded the title Righteous among the Nations (2005)