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Imhoff Early Origins



The surname Imhoff was first found in Basel, where the name Imhof made a great early contribution to the feudal society of early Europe. The name Imhof became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses.

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Imhoff Spelling Variations


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Imhoff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Imhoff, Immhof, Imhofen, Imhhof, Imhhoff, Imhoffe, Immhoff, Imhoffer, Imhauf, Imhauff, Imhauffer, Imhofin and many more.

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Imhoff Early History


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Imhoff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Imhoff research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1867, 1418 and 1422 are included under the topic Early Imhoff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Imhoff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Imhoff Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Imhoff 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:

Imhoff Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Imhoff, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1741
  • Konrath Imhoff, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Martin Imhoff, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Catharina Imhoff, who landed in America in 1764
  • Friedrich Imhoff, who arrived in America in 1780
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Imhoff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederic Imhoff, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1803-1827
  • Frederick Imhoff, who landed in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1809
  • Fredrick Imhoff, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1809
  • Joh Gerd Jos Imhoff, who landed in America in 1841
  • Heinrich Peter Imhoff, who arrived in Texas in 1844
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Imhoff Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Phillip Imhoff, who arrived in Arkansas in 1904
  • Phillip Imhoff, who was recorded as having arrived in Arkansas in 1904

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Contemporary Notables of the name Imhoff (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Imhoff (post 1700)



  • Joseph Imhoff (1871-1955), American painter
  • Gary Imhoff (b. 1952), American actor and voice actor
  • Lawrence E. Imhoff (1895-1988), American soldier, recipient of the Purple Heart, lawyer and politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio (1933-1939)
  • Darrall Tucker Imhoff (b. 1938), American former professional NBA basketball player from San Gabriel, California
  • John Leonard Imhoff (b. 1923), distinguished American educator
  • Sigmund von Imhoff (1881-1967), German Generalmajor in the Luftwaffe during World War II
  • Hans Imhoff (1922-2007), German industrialist and businessman, founder of the Imhoff-Schokoladenmuseum in 1993
  • Count Berthold von Imhoff (1868-1939), German artist known for his religious murals and paintings in Canada and the United States
  • Karl Imhoff (1876-1965), German civil engineer, author who developed the Imhoff tank to assist in the processing of sewage in use worldwide
  • Hans Walter Imhoff (1886-1971), Swiss professional footballer
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Imhoff Historic Events


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Imhoff Historic Events




Hindenburg LZ-129

  • Mrs Emilie Imhoff (1892-1937), German Stewardess from Harburg, Germany, who worked on board the Hindenburg LZ-129 and died in the Airship Fire on May 6, 1937

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    11. ...

    The Imhoff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Imhoff 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 12 August 2016 at 19:17.

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