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Multiple Origins for the Surname Kaufmann


German


Kaufmann Early Origins



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.

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Kaufmann Spelling Variations


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Kaufmann Spelling Variations



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

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Kaufmann Early History


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Kaufmann Early History



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.

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Kaufmann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kaufmann Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Kaufmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Georg Kaufmann, who emigrated to Texas in 1846

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kaufmann (post 1700)


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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.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Kaufmann


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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


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  7. 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).
  8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
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The Kaufmann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kaufmann 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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