The surname Kofmann was first found in Hanover, where the name could be considered to have made a great contribution to the
society which became the backbone of modern Europe. The name became prominent in
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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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.