Show ContentsLohnes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished surname Lohnes 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 Lohnes family

The surname Lohnes was first found in Westphalia, where the surname Lohnes was thought to have originated. The young Lohnes 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 Lohnes family

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Lohnes Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lohnes, Löhnes, Lonis, Lönis, Lönnies, Lonas and many more.

Early Notables of the Lohnes family (pre 1700)

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United States Lohnes migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lohnes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jacob C Lohnes, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1878 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lohnes (post 1700) +

  • Horace L. Lohnes, American founding member of Dow Lohnes PLLC, an AmLaw 200 American law firm headquartered in Washington, D.C.; in January 2014, the firm merged with Cooley LLP
  • Edward H. Lohnes, American politician, Delegate to North Dakota State Constitutional Convention from Ramsey County, 1889 [2]
  • Bruce Lohnes (b. 1958), Canadian gold, silver and two-time bronze medalist curler from Fall River, Nova Scotia

  1. 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)
  2. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from on Facebook