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Early Origins of the Poehler family


The surname Poehler was first found in Silesia, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. Chronicles first mention Mertin Polan of Liegnitz in 1429, and Johann am Pohle in 1546. Often the name meant "from or living near Poland," but "Am Pohle" meant living on or near swampland.

Early History of the Poehler family


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Another 329 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1706, 1722, 1815, 1846, 1624, 1695, 1819, 1887, 1826 and 1896 are included under the topic Early Poehler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Poehler Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Pohl, Pohle, Polan, Pohlan, Pohland, Pohlmann, Poehl and many more.

Early Notables of the Poehler family (pre 1700)


Notables of the period with the surname Poehler were David Pohle (1624-1695), a German composer of the Baroque era; Carl Ferdinand Pohl (1819-1887), who was a prominent...
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Migration of the Poehler family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Poehler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Helene Poehler, aged 8, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • Max Poehler, aged 1, who settled in America, in 1894
  • Wilhelmine Poehler, aged 44, who emigrated to America, in 1894
  • Olga Poehler, aged 7, who emigrated to the United States, in 1897

Poehler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Sophie Poehler, aged 68, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Alma Poehler, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Caroline Poehler, aged 27, who settled in America from Roedby, Denmark, in 1916
  • Emil Poehler, aged 40, who landed in America from Kurtschau, Germany, in 1923
  • Albin Poehler, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States, in 1923

Contemporary Notables of the name Poehler (post 1700)


  • Gregory M. "Greg" Poehler, American actor, comedian, producer and writer, known for his work on Welcome to Sweden (2014), You Me Her (2016) and Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014)
  • Amy Meredith Poehler (b. 1971), American Golden Globe Award winning and Primetime Emmy Award nominated comedian, actress and voice actress
  • Henry Poehler (1833-1912), German-born, American politician, U.S. Representative from Minnesota
  • Henry Poehler (1833-1912), American Democrat politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives, 1857-58, 1865; Member of Minnesota State Senate 36th District, 1872-73, 1876-77 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • A. A. Poehler, American Democrat politician, Member of Minnesota State Senate 21st District, 1907-14; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1912 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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