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Kauffman Early Origins



The surname Kauffman was first found in Hanover, where the name could be considered to have made a great contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of modern Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses. They played important roles in the local and national conflicts at a time when groups sought power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.

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Kauffman Spelling Variations


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Kauffman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kaufmann, Kaufman, Kauffmann, Kauffman, Kofmann and many more.

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Kauffman Early History


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Kauffman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kauffman research. Another 369 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1773, 1805, 1444, 1469, 1530, 1679, 1735, 1753 and 1795 are included under the topic Early Kauffman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kauffman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kauffman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kauffman 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:

Kauffman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Kauffman, who arrived in Virginia in 1719
  • Maria Catharina Kauffman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1730
  • Johann Kauffman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Hans Jacob Kauffman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Anna Maria Kauffman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kauffman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Henry Kauffman, who landed in New York in 1812
  • Peter Kauffman, who landed in Maryland in 1841
  • Abraham Kauffman, who arrived in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1858
  • Michael Kauffman, who arrived in Mississippi in 1877

Kauffman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Henry Kauffman, who landed in Alabama in 1919

Kauffman Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Kauffman, who landed in Canada in 1832

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kauffman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kauffman (post 1700)



  • Rear Admiral Draper L. Kauffman (1911-1979), American pioneering underwater demolition expert and eponym of the USS Kauffman (FFG-59)
  • George B. Kauffman (b. 1930), award-winning American Professor of Chemistry
  • Stuart Alan A. Kauffman (b. 1939), American theoretical biologist
  • Matthew Kauffman (b. 1961), American investigative journalist and Pulitzer Prize finalist
  • Famie "Vitola" Kauffman (1925-2009), Canadian-born actress and comedian

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Kauffman Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    11. ...

    The Kauffman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kauffman 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 23 December 2014 at 22:20.

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