Hohne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Hohne, were formed in the lands which became the modern state of Germany, a place renowned for its beauty, industry, and economic power. However, in the medieval era, Germany was fragmented and inhabited by numerous Barbarian tribes, who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. At this time, the surname Hohne emerged throughout the German territories.

Early Origins of the Hohne family

The surname Hohne was first found in Germany, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Hann became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation. Hans den alten Hanne and his son Hans den junge Hanne were recorded in the "Zeirschrift fur deutsche Geschicte des Oberrheins" in the year 1386. In 1498, Bernhardus Hani appears in the Wurttembergische Regesten" as a citizen of Grosseislingen.

Important Dates for the Hohne family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hohne research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1752, 1839, 1921, 1792, 1863, 1843, 1805 and 1880 are included under the topic Early Hohne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hohne Spelling Variations

Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations of Hohne include Hann, Hanne, Hänn, Hahn, Hahne, Hahnn, Hahnne, Haann, Haanne, Haan, Haane, Hahner, Hahnen, Hahns, Hahnlen, Hähnel, Hannel, Hanl, Hanner, Hanns, Haun, Haunn, Hawn, Honn, Honnel, Honner, Hohn, Hohne, Haen and many more.

Early Notables of the Hohne family (pre 1700)

Notables of the time with the name Hohne included Julius Hann (1839-1921) Austrian meteorologist and climatologist whose international reputation was built on his studies of atmospheric dynamics, thermodynamics, cyclones, climatology and the "atmospheric pulse"; August Hahn (1792-1863) German divine who served...
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Hohne migration to the United States

A look at the immigration and passenger lists has shown a number of people bearing the name Hohne:

Hohne Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Philip Hohne, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
Hohne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Anna Sophie Hohne, aged 45, who arrived in America in 1843 [1]
  • Joh Gottlieb Hohne, aged 30, who landed in America in 1843 [1]
  • Katharina Hohne, who arrived in America in 1843 [1]
  • Luise Hohne, aged 37, who landed in America in 1843 [1]
  • Johanna Hohne, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1846 [1]

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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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