The distinguished surname Lohneis is of German origin. It is derived from the German personal name
"Apollonius," which is itself derived from "Apollo," the name of the Greek god of the arts, archery, and divination. The surname was probably originally used to indicate "a son of Apollonius."
Early Origins of the Lohneis family
The surname Lohneis was first found in Westphalia
, where the surname Lohneis was thought to have originated. The young Lohneis family was instrumental during this early period, playing a crucial role in the development of medieval Westphalian
society. An early record mentions der Lönis zu Mülhausen in a document that dates back to 1350.
Early History of the Lohneis family
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Lohneis Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Lohnes, Löhnes, Lonis, Lönis, Lönnies, Lonas and many more.
Early Notables of the Lohneis family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lohneis family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Lohnes and his wife Anna Barbara Kahl, who emigrated from Hessen to Nova Scotia with their five children in 1750; Georg Lohnes, who immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1772.