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Kofman Early Origins



The surname Kofman 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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Kofman Spelling Variations


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Kofman Spelling Variations



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

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Kofman Early History


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Kofman Early History



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

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Kofman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kofman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kofman 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 or some of its variants were: Isaac Kauffmann, who arrived in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1709; Heinrich Kauffmann, who came to Philadelphia in 1731; Peter Kaufman, who arrived there in 1749.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kofman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kofman (post 1700)



  • Martha Dean Kofman, American Democrat politician, Chair of Pickens County Democratic Party, 2003

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Kofman Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. 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. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
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    The Kofman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kofman 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 11:56.

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