Kohne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Kohne, 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.
Early Origins of the Kohne family
The surname Kohne 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.
Early History of the Kohne family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kohne research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1554, 1806, 1837, 1842, and 1869 are included under the topic Early Kohne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Kohne 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.
Early Notables of the Kohne family (pre 1700)
Notable figures of the period with the name Kohne 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...
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Kohne migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kohne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Elizabeth Kohne, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1848 
- Johann H Kohne, who arrived in Ohio in 1850 
Contemporary Notables of the name Kohne (post 1700) +
- Baron Bernhard Karl von Köhne (1817-1887), Russian director of the section for arms in the heraldic department of the Russian senate
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)