Early Origins of the Nofsinger family
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.
Early History of the Nofsinger family
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Nofsinger Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Nofs, Nauses, Naves, Naffes, Noves, Gnöpff, Gnupff and many more.
Early Notables of the Nofsinger family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Nofsinger family to the New World and Oceana
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.
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 CITATION[CLOSE]
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