Riemann History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Riemann is a local name, derived from the Rhine River. The Rhine starts in Basel, Switzerland, and bends north through the German countryside until it reaches the North Sea, passing through the cities of Freiburg, Frankfurt, Bonn, and Cologne. Local names are based upon the place where the original bearer lived or held land.

Early Origins of the Riemann family

The surname Riemann was first found in Switzerland, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as they emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

Early History of the Riemann family

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Riemann Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rhine, Rheina, Rhyne, Rhyn, Rheine, Rein, Ryne, Rine, Reno and many more.

Early Notables of the Riemann family (pre 1700)

Notables of the time with the surname Riemann were Amadeus Rhein, who was the Grand Prior of the Johannite Order of Knights in 1408. Caspar Rhein was the Bishop of Basel until 1502. Both these men were of the Rhein von und zu Rhein family. Also of this eminent line...
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United States Riemann migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Riemann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Sarah Riemann, aged 24, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Leib Riemann, aged 2, who landed in America, in 1893
  • Piefer Riemann, aged 18, who landed in America, in 1893
  • Rochel Riemann, aged 3, who immigrated to America, in 1893
  • Dwore Riemann, aged 22, who immigrated to America, in 1893
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Riemann Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Alfred Riemann, aged 9, who landed in America from Lundhausen, in 1903
  • Elise Riemann, aged 29, who immigrated to the United States from Berlin, in 1903
  • Anna Riemann, aged 40, who settled in America from Hamburg, Germany, in 1909
  • Arthur Riemann, aged 12, who landed in America from Hamburg, Germany, in 1909
  • Franziska Riemann, aged 26, who immigrated to the United States from Berlin, Germany, in 1909
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Contemporary Notables of the name Riemann (post 1700) +

  • Manuel Riemann (b. 1988), German footballer who plays for Bochum
  • Katja Hannchen Leni Riemann (b. 1963), German actress, three-time winner of the Bavarian Film Award, Best Actress Award
  • Karl Wilhelm Julius Hugo Riemann (1849-1919), German musicologist, music theorist and composer
  • Fritz Riemann (1902-1979), German psychoanalyst, astrologer, and author
  • Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann (1826-1866), German mathematician, known for his contributions to analysis, number theory, and differential geometry; he developed the Riemann integral, Riemann surfaces and Riemann hypothesis
  • Peter Riemann (b. 1945), German architect and author
  • Paula Riemann (b. 1993), German actress
  • Manuel Riemann (b. 1988), German footballer
  • Hagen Riemann (b. 1969), German politician
  • Fritz Riemann (1859-1932), German chessmaster
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