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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)



  • William Kaufmann, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1884
  • Victor R. Kaufmann, American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 7th District, 1922-24; Candidate for New York State Senate 15th District, 1924
  • Joe R. Kaufmann, American politician, Mayor of Sherman, Texas, 1955
  • George John Kaufmann (b. 1913), American Republican politician, Lawyer
  • Edward Kaufmann, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900
  • Edgar J. Kaufmann, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952
  • Mrs. Aloys P. Kaufmann, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1956
  • 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)
  • Albert Kaufmann Jr., American politician, Mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, 2000-01
  • Evan Kaufmann (b. 1984), American professional ice hockey forward
  • ... (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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Kaufmann Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. 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. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    11. ...

    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 6 October 2015 at 12:48.

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