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Loeffel Early Origins



The surname Loeffel was first found in Austria, 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's literal meaning referred to the craftsman who carved out wooden spoons. Later, it came to represent numerous branches of a powerful family. Chronicles first mention Hans Loeffler of Stuttgart in 1447. The name first became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in tribal and national conflicts, where each group sought power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.

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Loeffel Spelling Variations


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Loeffel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Loeffler, Loeffel, Loefel, Loefeler, Loeffers, Leffler (Silesia), Loepeler (northern Germany), Loeffelmann, Loeffels, Loefels, Loffler and many more.

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Loeffel Early History


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Loeffel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loeffel research. Another 260 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1717 and 1852 are included under the topic Early Loeffel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Loeffel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Loeffel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Loeffel 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:

Loeffel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Balthasar Loeffel, who came to Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Balthasar Loeffel, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1750

Loeffel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Loeffel, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1873

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Contemporary Notables of the name Loeffel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Loeffel (post 1700)



  • Markus Loeffel (1966-2006), also known as Mark Spoon and Spacy Trancer, a German disc jockey, musician and record producer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Loeffel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Loeffel 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 29 October 2016 at 13:12.

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