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Koffman Early Origins



The surname Koffman 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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Koffman Spelling Variations


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Koffman Spelling Variations



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

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Koffman Early History


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Koffman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Koffman 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 Koffman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Koffman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Koffman Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Koffman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Koffman, aged 24, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Isaac Koffman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Samuel Koffman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764

Koffman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Koffman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1803
  • Christopher Koffman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1803
  • Joseph Koffman, aged 35, arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1852

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Contemporary Notables of the name Koffman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Koffman (post 1700)



  • Laura Koffman (b. 1964), American actress
  • Elliot B. Koffman (b. 1942), computer science professor at Temple University
  • Morris "Moe" Koffman (b. 1928), Canadian jazz musician and composer. He was appointed to the Order of Canada in 1993 and inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1997

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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    The Koffman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Koffman 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 22 January 2014 at 14:02.

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