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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 came to Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Caspar Rahn, who came to Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Gorg Rahn, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1737
  • Konrad Rahn, who settled in Philadelphia in 1737
  • Conrad Rahn, who came to 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, arrived in America in 1843
  • Carl Rahn, who arrived in New York in 1843
  • John L Rahn, aged 38, arrived in Missouri in 1848
  • Abel Rahn, who arrived in New York, NY in 1852
  • Henry Rahn, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1869
  • ... (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)



  • 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-
  • 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
  • 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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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    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. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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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.

    This page was last modified on 7 December 2016 at 12:14.

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