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Rahnsch Early Origins



The surname Rahnsch 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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Rahnsch Spelling Variations


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Rahnsch Spelling Variations



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

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Rahnsch Early History


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Rahnsch Early History



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

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Rahnsch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rahnsch Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rahnsch 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 or some of its variants were: 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.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
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    The Rahnsch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rahnsch 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 8 November 2012 at 11:32.

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