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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)



  • 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. 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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