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The distinguished surname Heinemann 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.

Heinemann Early Origins



The surname Heinemann 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 Heinemann family emerged independently during this period. The young Heinemann family was instrumental during this early period, playing a crucial role in the development of medieval German society.

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Heinemann Spelling Variations


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Heinemann 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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Heinemann Early History


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Heinemann Early History



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

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Heinemann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heinemann Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Heinemann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jurgen Heinemann, who landed in America in 1778
  • Lorenz Heinemann, who landed in America in 1778
  • Jost Heinemann, who arrived in Charles Town, South Carolina in 1782
  • Just Henry Heinemann, who arrived in Charles Town, South Carolina in 1782
  • Jacob Heinemann, who landed in New York, NY in 1782
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Heinemann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jonas Heinemann, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1800
  • Karl Heinemann, who landed in America in 1832
  • Johann Adam Heinemann, who landed in America in 1833
  • Val Heinemann, who arrived in Texas in 1845
  • Valentine Heinemann, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1845
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Heinemann (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Heinemann (post 1700)



  • Tom Heinemann (b. 1987), American soccer player who plays for the Ottawa Fury
  • Edward H Heinemann (1908-1991), American aircraft design engineer for the Douglas Aircraft Company, awarded Collier Trophy in 1953, Guggenheim Medal in 1978, National Medal of Science in 1983, inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 1981
  • David J. Heinemann, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1972
  • Larry Heinemann (b. 1944), American novelist
  • Fritz Heinemann (1864-1932), German sculptor
  • Gustav Heinemann (1899-1976), West German statesman, President of West Germany (1969-1974), Minister of Justice (1966-1969), Minister of the Interior (1949-1950)
  • Fritz Heinemann (1889-1970), German philosopher
  • Margot Heinemann (1913-1992), British writer, leading member of the Communist Party of Great Britain
  • William Heinemann (1863-1920), English founder of Heinemann Publishers in 1890
  • Eva-Elisabeth Heinemann (b. 1927), well-known Austrian actress

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Heinemann Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    11. ...

    The Heinemann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heinemann 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 30 January 2016 at 23:32.

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