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Early Origins of the Heidemann family

The surname Heidemann 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 Heidemann family

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Heidemann Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Heede, Hede, Hedde, Heeden, Heeder, Heedenberg, Hedeman, Heddesdorff, Hedelin, Heid and many more.

Early Notables of the Heidemann family (pre 1700)

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United States Heidemann migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Heidemann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Gerh Henr Heidemann, who landed in America in 1819 [1]
  • Joh Theodor Heidemann, who landed in America in 1845 [1]
  • Joh Heidemann, who arrived in America in 1846 [1]
  • William Heidemann, who arrived in Texas in 1866 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Heidemann (post 1700) +

  • Howard T. Heidemann, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 81st District, 1998 [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. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from on Facebook