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Multiple Origins for the Surname Salamon


German


The Rhineland, in Germany, is the ancient home of the Salamon family. Traditionally, the German people only used one name, but as the population increased they were forced to adopt hereditary surnames. The most common type of name in Germany was derived from the name of a parent of the bearer. To this class belong patronymic names, derived from the father, and metronymic names, derived from the mother. Salamon comes from the baptismal name Solomon. This name is ultimately derived from the Hebrew given name Shelomo, which is derived from the word shalom, which means peace. This name was popular among both Jews and Christians during the Middle Ages. Among Christians, it was also a nickname type of surname for a person who was considered wise or for a person who played the role of King Solomon in a miracle play.

Salamon Early Origins



The surname Salamon was first found in the Rhineland, 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 it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Salamon Spelling Variations


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Salamon Spelling Variations



One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Salamon include Salamon, Salomons, Salaman, Salamann, Salomann, Solomon, Soloman, Solomann and many more.

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Salamon Early History


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Salamon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Salamon research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1740, 1785, 1797, and 1829 are included under the topic Early Salamon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Salamon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Salamon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Salamon 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:

Salamon Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Josef Salamon, who landed in Quebec in 1896
  • Peter Salamon, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1897
  • Panko Salamon, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1899
  • Pearl Dankevych Salamon, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1899

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Contemporary Notables of the name Salamon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Salamon (post 1700)



  • Julie Salamon (b. 1953), American journalist, critic and author
  • Helen Salamon, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1956 (alternate), 1960; Secretary of Michigan Democratic Party, 1957 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Thomas Salamon (b. 1989), Austrian professional association footballer
  • Peter Salamon, Mathematics Professor at San Diego State University
  • Lester M. Salamon (b. 1943), Professor at The Johns Hopkins University
  • Bartosz Salamon (b. 1991), Polish footballer

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Salamon Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Salamon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Salamon 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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