Origins Available: German
The Norhan surname comes from the German word "nordm," meaning "north," along with "man;" that is, it was a name for a person from the North.
Early Origins of the Norhan family
The surname Norhan was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local
social and political affairs. The family name is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.
Early History of the Norhan family
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Norhan Spelling Variations
of this family name include: van Norman, Norman, van Normann, Normann and others.
Early Notables of the Norhan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Norhan family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Bernhard Friedr Von Normann, who was on reocrd in North America in 1766; Henry H. Normann, who arrived in New York in 1806; Carl Normann, who came to Galveston, TX in 1850.