Pfuhl History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Pfuhl family

The surname Pfuhl 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.

Early History of the Pfuhl family

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Pfuhl 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.

Early Notables of the Pfuhl family (pre 1700)

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United States Pfuhl migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pfuhl Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Peter Pfuhl, who landed in New York in 1709-1710 [1]
  • Johann Peter Pfuhl, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710 [1]
  • Gottlieb Pfuhl, who landed in America in 1783 [1]
Pfuhl Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Johann Friedrich August Pfuhl, aged 45, who landed in America in 1846 [1]
  • Hermann Pfuhl, aged 65, who arrived in America in 1852 [1]
  • Anna Margareta Pfuhl, who landed in America in 1852 [1]
  • George Pfuhl, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1876 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Pfuhl (post 1700) +

  • Herbert F. Pfuhl Jr., American politician, Mayor of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1972-77, 1982-93 [2]
  • Gerit Pfuhl, German mountain bike orienteer
  • Gavin Pfuhl (1947-2002), South African first class cricketer


  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 2016, March 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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