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Kaufmann History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Kaufmann family


The surname Kaufmann 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.

Early History of the Kaufmann family


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

Kaufmann Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Kaufmann family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Kaufmann family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kaufmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Georg Kaufmann, who emigrated to Texas in 1846

Contemporary Notables of the name Kaufmann (post 1700)


  • Evan Kaufmann (b. 1984), American professional ice hockey forward
  • Edgar Kaufmann Jr. (1910-1989), American architect, lecturer, and author
  • Myron Kaufmann (1921-2010), American Jewish novelist
  • Felix Kaufmann (1895-1949), Austrian-American philosopher of law
  • William Weed Kaufmann (1918-2008), American nuclear strategist and adviser to seven defense secretaries
  • Mike Kaufmann (b. 1966), American heavy metal bass guitarist
  • Gordon Kaufmann (1888-1949), English born American architect
  • Edgar J. Kaufmann (1885-1955), prominent Jewish German-American businessman and philanthropist
  • Walter Arnold Kaufmann (1921-1980), German-American philosopher
  • Aloys P. Kaufmann (1902-1984), American Republican politician, Mayor of St. Louis, Missouri, 1943-49; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1948, 1960 (alternate), 1964 (alternate) [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 33 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Kaufmann family



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  • Bernhard Kaufmann (1893-1941), German Angestellter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

Suggested Readings for the name Kaufmann


  • Descendants of John J. Bontrager IV and Fanny Kauffman by Edna O. Yoder.
  • Ellen Virginia Kauffman by Patricia Jean Minger Vorenberg.

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Citations


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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