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Raphan Early Origins



The surname Raphan 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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Raphan Spelling Variations


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Raphan Spelling Variations



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

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Raphan Early History


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Raphan Early History



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

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Raphan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Raphan Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Raphan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hersch Raphan, aged 19, who landed in America from Maydan, Austria, in 1912
  • Hersch Raphan, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Maydan, Austria, in 1912
  • Ester Raphan, aged 16, who emigrated to America from Germany, in 1921

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
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    The Raphan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Raphan 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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