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Nofsinger Early Origins



The surname Nofsinger was first found in Belgium and Luxemburg, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Luxemburg, a Grand Duchy of Europe and a province of Belgium. The House of Luxemburg is descended from Count Conrad who died 1086. Towns of the area include Viesalm, Herbeumont, Bertrix, Marche and Bastogne. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Nofsinger Spelling Variations


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Nofsinger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Nofs, Nauses, Naves, Naffes, Noves, Gnöpff, Gnupff and many more.

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Nofsinger Early History


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Nofsinger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nofsinger research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1647 and 1834 are included under the topic Early Nofsinger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nofsinger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nofsinger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Nofsinger 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 or some of its variants were: Jean Naves, who arrived in New Orleans in 1727; James Naves, who arrived in New York, NY in 1821; M. Naves, who came to New Orleans in 1838; Marie Noves, who settled in Missouri in 1846.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nofsinger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nofsinger (post 1700)



  • William Terry Nofsinger (1938-2007), American NFL football quarterback who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1961 to 1964), the St. Louis Cardinals (1965 to 1966), and the Atlanta Falcons (1967)
  • Francis B. Nofsinger, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Kansas City, Missouri, 1889-94 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Nofsinger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nofsinger 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 9 December 2015 at 09:58.

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