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Kauffmann Early Origins



The surname Kauffmann 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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Kauffmann Spelling Variations


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Kauffmann Spelling Variations



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

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Kauffmann Early History


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Kauffmann Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kauffmann 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 Kauffmann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kauffmann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kauffmann Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Kauffmann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Isaac Kauffmann, who arrived in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1709
  • Heinrich Kauffmann, who came to Philadelphia in 1731
  • Abraham Kauffmann, who came to German Town, Pennsylvania in 1734
  • Anna Kauffmann, aged 28, landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Anna Apollonia Kauffmann, who arrived in America in 1756
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kauffmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Abraham Kauffmann, aged 18, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1850
  • Adolph Kauffmann, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1850
  • Andreas Kauffmann, aged 32, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kauffmann (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kauffmann (post 1700)



  • Stanley Kauffmann (b. 1916), long-time film critic for The New Republic
  • Léon Kauffmann (1869-1952), the 12th Prime Minister of Luxembourg
  • Angelica Kauffmann (1741-1807), Swiss- Austrian painter

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Kauffmann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kauffmann 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 22 January 2014 at 14:02.

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