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Pfau Early Origins



The surname Pfau was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. It was associated with the growing of plums. 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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Pfau Spelling Variations


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Pfau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pflaum, Pflaumer, Pflaumbaum, Pfraumbaum, Prumbaum, Prumenbaum, Plum, Plume, Plumer, Plumbohm, Flaumenboim, Flaum, Flom, Plumbe, Plumb, Plumptre, Plumtre and many more.

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Pfau Early History


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Pfau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pfau research. Another 156 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pfau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pfau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pfau Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pfau 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:

Pfau Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christina Pfau, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Hansz Michael Pfau, who arrived in America in 1749
  • Jacob Pfau, who arrived in Virginia in 1749
  • Konrad Pfau, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Johannes Pfau, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1768

Pfau Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jean Pfau, aged 21, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Karolina Johanne Pfau, who arrived in America in 1853
  • Gustav Pfau, who landed in America in 1853
  • Mathias Pfau, aged 26, arrived in New York in 1854
  • George Phillip Pfau, aged 36, arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1855
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Pfau Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Georg Heinrich Pfau, who landed in Quebec in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pfau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pfau (post 1700)



  • Sister Edith Pfau S.P. (1915-2001), American painter, sculptor and art educator
  • Lois Pfau, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 2000, 2008
  • A. R. Pfau, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Minnesota State Senate 10th District, 1890
  • A. L. Pfau, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1916
  • Dr. Ruth Katherina Martha Pfau (b. 1929), German nun, member of the Society of Daughters of the Heart of Mary

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    11. ...

    The Pfau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pfau 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 16 March 2016 at 14:02.

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