Kenndey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The surname Kenndey emerged throughout the German territories, deriving from one of several places named Hausen.
Early Origins of the Kenndey family
The surname Kenndey was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Hausen became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.
Early History of the Kenndey family
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Kenndey Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Hausen, Hauser, Hausendorf, Hausmann, Hausermann, Hausler, Hausener, Haussen, Haussenauer, Haus and many more.
Early Notables of the Kenndey family (pre 1700)
Notables with the name Kenndey during this period were Caspar Herman Hausmann (1653-1718), Danish-Norwegian General, lumber merchant and squire, Commander-in-Chief Norwegian Army.
Robert Hausmann was a distinguished violoncellist, was born Aug. 13, 1852, at Rottleberode in the Harz, and at the age of 8 went to school at Brunswick, where for some years he studied his instrument under Theodor Müller, the cellist of the well-known quartet of the brothers Müller. When the High School for music...
Migration of the Kenndey family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Christian Haus and his wife Anna Catharina, who emigrated from the Palatinate to New York in 1710; Anna Rosina Haus, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1738.