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Rahn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Rahn family


The surname Rahn 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 is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region. The nobility of the name were also held in Denmark.

Early History of the Rahn family


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Rahn Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Rahn, Raphan, Rahon, Raphan and others.

Early Notables of the Rahn family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Rahn family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rahn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Elisabetha Rahn, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Caspar Rahn, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Gorg Rahn, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1737
  • Konrad Rahn, who settled in Philadelphia in 1737
  • Conrad Rahn, who settled in Philadelphia in 1737
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rahn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christine Rahn, aged 39, who arrived in America in 1843 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Carl Rahn, who arrived in New York in 1843
  • John L Rahn, aged 38, who arrived in Missouri in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Abel Rahn, who arrived in New York, NY in 1852
  • Henry Rahn, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1869 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rahn Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Geo Philip Rahn, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1751

Contemporary Notables of the name Rahn (post 1700)


  • Muriel Rahn (1911-1961), American vocalist and actress
  • John Rahn, American music theorist, composer and Professor of Music in the University of Washington School of Music, Seattle
  • Matthew "Matt" Rahn (b. 1982), American football offensive lineman
  • Richard W. Rahn (b. 1942), American economist and journalist for The Washington Times, former Vice President and Chief Economist of the United States Chamber of Commerce
  • William H. Rahn, American politician, Mayor of Westmont, Illinois, 1999- [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. M. Rahn, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 16th District, 1922 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George Rahn, American Democrat politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 8th District, 1845-46 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Andrew A. D. Rahn, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1912, 1924 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Rudolf Rahn (1900-1975), German diplomat
  • Matthias Rahn (b. 1990), German footballer
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Rahn family



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  • Friedrich Rahn (1917-1941), German Maschinenmaat who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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Citations


  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 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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