Naumann History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Naumann surname is derived from the Middle High German words "niuwe," meaning "new," and "mann," meaning "man." As such, the name was most likely originally a nickname for someone who had recently moved to a location.

Early Origins of the Naumann family

The surname Naumann was first found in West Prussia and Pomerelia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Important Dates for the Naumann family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Naumann research. Another 73 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1872, 1880, 1648, 1715, 1687, 1753 and 1779 are included under the topic Early Naumann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Naumann Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Neumann, Neuman, Newman, Neumanns, Neumans and others.

Early Notables of the Naumann family (pre 1700)

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Naumann migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Naumann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johann Gottlieb Naumann, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Jacob Naumann, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765 [1]
  • Daniel Naumann, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1769 [1]
  • Sigmund Naumann, who arrived in America in 1778 [1]
  • Justus Naumann, who arrived in New York, NY in 1782 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Naumann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Julie Naumann, who landed in Cincinnati, Oh in 1836 [1]
  • William Naumann, aged 28, who landed in Missouri in 1841 [1]
  • John Naumann, aged 48, who landed in Missouri in 1845 [1]
  • Gerhard Naumann, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1845 [1]
  • Richard Naumann, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Naumann migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Naumann Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Karl B. Naumann, aged 25, who arrived in Hawkes Bay aboard the ship "Clarence" in 1875
  • Ida P. Naumann, aged 34, who arrived in Hawkes Bay aboard the ship "Clarence" in 1875

Contemporary Notables of the name Naumann (post 1700)

  • Joseph Fred Naumann (b. 1949), American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Louis Naumann, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872 [2]
  • Fred S. Naumann, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1960; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 2nd District, 1960 [2]
  • Peter Naumann (b. 1941), German Olympic sailor
  • Michael Naumann (b. 1941), German politician, journalist and publicist, German Secretary of Culture (1998 to 2001)
  • Johann Gottlieb Naumann (1741-1801), German composer, conductor, and Kapellmeister
  • Heinrich Edmund Naumann (1854-1927), German geologist, the “father of Japanese geology”
  • Georg Amadeus Carl Friedrich Naumann (1797-1873), German geologist and mineralogist, eponym of the lunar crater
  • Friedrich Naumann (1860-1919), German theologian and politician
  • Christian August Naumann (b. 1705), German architect
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Naumann family

Bismarck
  • Werner Naumann (1918-1941), German Maschinenmaat who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]
RMS Lusitania
  • Mr. Frank Gustavus Naumann, English 1st Class Passenger from Cranleigh, Surrey, England, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking and was recovered [4]

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Citations

  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, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
  4. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/
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