Langenfeld History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Langenfeld family

The surname Langenfeld was first found in East Prussia, where the name came from distinguished beginnings and gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status. The name was anciently Lorentz.

Early History of the Langenfeld family

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Langenfeld Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Langendorf, Langsdorf, Langendorff, Langsdorff and many more.

Early Notables of the Langenfeld family (pre 1700)

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Langenfeld Ranking

In the United States, the name Langenfeld is the 16,461st most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Langenfeld migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Langenfeld Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hend. Langenfeld, who arrived in America sometime between 1709 and 1710
Langenfeld Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Martin Langenfeld, who settled in America in 1839

Contemporary Notables of the name Langenfeld (post 1700) +

  • Peter Langenfeld (b. 1837), Prussian-born, American politician, teacher, and businessman; he served in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1878
  • Megan Langenfeld (b. 1988), American softball player, member of the United States women's national softball team which won the 2011 World Cup of Softball
  • Adolph L. Langenfeld, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1956 [2]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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