Hirschmann History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The roots of the distinguished German surname Hirschmann lie in Silesia. The name literally means "deer, hart," and is likely of occupational origin. The initial bearer of the name was probably a herdsman or a keeper of deer.

Early Origins of the Hirschmann family

The surname Hirschmann was first found in Silesia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Important Dates for the Hirschmann family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hirschmann research. Another 134 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1791, 1808, 1818, 1831, 1869, 1888, and 1896 are included under the topic Early Hirschmann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hirschmann Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hirsch, Hirsche, Hirschel, Hirsh, Hersch, Herschel and many more.

Early Notables of the Hirschmann family (pre 1700)

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Hirschmann migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hirschmann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Georg Friedrich Hirschmann, who landed in America in 1700 [1]
  • Ulrich Hirschmann, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • J Jacob Hirschmann, who arrived in America in 1783 [1]
Hirschmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jacob Hirschmann, aged 25, who landed in New York, NY in 1849 [1]
  • William Hirschmann, who landed in Arkansas in 1875 [1]
  • Carl Hirschmann, aged 14, who arrived in America in 1892 [1]

Citations

  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)
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