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Multiple Origins for the Surname Heineman


German


The distinguished surname Heineman is of German origin. It is derived from the Old Germanic personal name "Heinrich," and denotes "a son of Heinrich." The personal name literally means "home ruler," and was among the most popular names in Europe during the Middle Ages. There is no known specific region of origin for the surname, but the suffix "-mann" is characteristic of names originating in the northern regions of Pomerania, Mecklenburg, and Schleswig-Holstein.

Heineman Early Origins



The surname Heineman was first found in various regions of Germany. Due to the widespread popularity of the personal name "Heinrich" during the Middle Ages, it is likely that several branches of the Heineman family emerged independently during this period. The young Heineman family was instrumental during this early period, playing a crucial role in the development of medieval German society.

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Heineman Spelling Variations


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Heineman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Heinemann, Heineman, Heine, Heyne, Hein, Heyn, Heinemamm, Heinel, Heindl, Heinle and many more.

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Heineman Early History


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Heineman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heineman research. Another 170 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1771, 1781, 1819, and 1820 are included under the topic Early Heineman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Heineman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heineman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heineman 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:

Heineman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johannes Heineman, who landed in America in 1832
  • Frederick Heineman, who arrived in New York in 1843
  • Carl Heineman, who landed in New York in 1850
  • Henry Heineman, who landed in Mississippi in 1876

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Contemporary Notables of the name Heineman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Heineman (post 1700)



  • Frederick K. Heineman (1929-2010), U.S. Congressman from North Carolina
  • David Eugene "Dave" Heineman (b. 1948), 39th Governor of Nebraska
  • Dannie Heineman (1872-1962), American engineer and businessman
  • Benjamin W. Heineman (b. 1914), American former railroad executive
  • Phyllis M. Heineman, American Republican politician, Member of South Dakota State Senate 13th District; Elected 2010
  • Kenneth Heineman, American politician, Mayor of Muskegon Heights, Michigan, 1967
  • Joseph A. Heineman, American politician, Mayor of Butler, Pennsylvania, 1920, 1929
  • Frederick Heineman (1929-2010), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from North Carolina 4th District, 1995-97; Defeated, 1996
  • David Eugene Heineman (b. 1948), American Republican politician, Nebraska State Treasurer, 1995-2001; Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska, 2001-05; Governor of Nebraska, 2005-
  • David Emil Heineman (b. 1865), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1899-1900; Candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1916, 1918
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
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    The Heineman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heineman 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.

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