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Rahn Early Origins



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.

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Rahn Spelling Variations


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Rahn Spelling Variations



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

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Rahn Early History


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Rahn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rahn research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1622 and 1676 are included under the topic Early Rahn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rahn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rahn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rahn 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:

Rahn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Elisabetha Rahn, who setted in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Caspar Rahn, who setted in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Gorg Rahn, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1737
  • Konrad Rahn, who settled in Philadelphia in 1737
  • Conrad Rahn, who setted 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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rahn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rahn (post 1700)



  • William H. Rahn, American politician, Mayor of Westmont, Illinois, 1999-
  • J. M. Rahn, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 16th District, 1922
  • George Rahn, American Democrat politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 8th District, 1845-46
  • Andrew A. D. Rahn, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1912, 1924
  • 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
  • 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.)

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Rahn Family Crest Products


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  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)

Other References

  1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  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. 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).
  7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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The Rahn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rahn 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.

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