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Meyerhoff Early Origins



The surname Meyerhoff was first found in Bavaria, where the name.was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Meyerhoff Spelling Variations


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Meyerhoff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mayerhoff, Mayerhoffer, Mayerhoffen, Mayerhofen, Meyerhofen and many more.

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Meyerhoff Early History


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Meyerhoff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Meyerhoff research. Another 198 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1482, 1674, 1696, and 1850 are included under the topic Early Meyerhoff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Meyerhoff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Meyerhoff Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Meyerhoff 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:

Meyerhoff Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Magdalena Meyerhoff, who arrived in New York, NY in 1749
  • Franz Meyerhoff, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1794

Meyerhoff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henr Meyerhoff, who arrived in America in 1814
  • Joh Meyerhoff, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Gevert Meyerhoff, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Cath Meyerhoff, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Catharina Meyerhoff, who arrived in New York in 1837
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Meyerhoff Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Bernhard Meyerhoff, aged 8, who arrived in America, in 1903
  • P F Meyerhoff, aged 9, who arrived in America, in 1905
  • Samuel Meyerhoff, who arrived in America, in 1908
  • Henry Meyerhoff, aged 31, who arrived in America, in 1908
  • Martin H. Meyerhoff, aged 57, who arrived in America, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Meyerhoff (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Meyerhoff (post 1700)



  • Robert Meyerhoff, American mathematician who developed the Meyerhoff manifold
  • Albert Henry "Al" Meyerhoff Jr. (1947-2008), American labor, environmental and civil rights attorney
  • Leah Meyerhoff, American Student Academy Award nominated director, producer and screenwriter
  • Arthur E. Meyerhoff (1895-1986), American advertising agency executive and entrepreneur who founded Arthur Meyerhoff Associates in 1932, known for his work with the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company
  • Joseph Meyerhoff (1899-1985), Ukrainian-born, American businessman, fundraiser, and philanthropist, eponym of the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, Maryland

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Meyerhoff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Meyerhoff 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 4 August 2015 at 15:26.

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