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A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Koehne, were formed in the lands which became the modern German state of Prussia, known for its beauty, industry and military power. The name originated as a short form of the personal name Konrad, an Old German emperor's name.

Koehne Early Origins



The surname Koehne was first found in West Prussia, where the family emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. The name originated as a short form of Konrad, an Old German emperor's name.

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Koehne Spelling Variations


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Koehne Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cohen, Cohn, Coehn, Coen, Kohen, Kohn, Koehn, Koehne, Cone, Kone, Koehnle, Coehnle, Coen, Koen, Coene, Koene, Coener, Koener, Coehner and many more.

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Koehne Early History


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Koehne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Koehne research. Another 260 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1554, 1806, 1837, 1842, and 1869 are included under the topic Early Koehne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Koehne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Koehne Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable figures of the period with the name Koehne were members of the Koehn von Jaski family, who distinguished themselves in politics and military services. One Koehn von Jaski, the Lord of Wittichwalde, became the director of regional affairs (Landes-Director) and regional advisor for the district of Mohrungen in 1806, while...

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Koehne 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:

Koehne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Koehne, aged 42, landed in Missouri in 1848
  • Jakob Koehne, who arrived in Cincinnati, Oh in 1869
  • William Koehne, who arrived in Arkansas in 1888

Koehne Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frank Koehne came to New York City in 1908

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Contemporary Notables of the name Koehne (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Koehne (post 1700)



  • Philip M. Koehne, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 45th District, 1992
  • Janice Koehne (b. 1941), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004, 2008, 2012
  • Bernhard Adalbert Emil Koehne (1848-1918), German botanist and dendrologist, eponym of the plant genus Koehneola
  • Graeme Koehne (1956-2001), Australian composer and music educator, recipient of the Centenary Medal (2001)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Koehne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Koehne 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 November 2015 at 11:51.

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