Seidman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Seidman family
The surname Seidman was first found in Switzerland, where the name has been traced to Swiss origins before the family's emigration to Germany in 1315, gaining a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, most notably in Brandenburg and Silesia, consistently elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
Early History of the Seidman family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Seidman research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1315, 1533, 1544, 1699, 1729, and 1821 are included under the topic Early Seidman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Seidman Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Seidel, Seidell, Seidler, Seider, Seidl, Seiden, Seide, Seydl, Seydel, Seidelmann, Seidelman, Seidemann, Seideman, Seid, Seidt, Seidmann and many more.
Early Notables of the Seidman family (pre 1700)
Notables of the time with the surname Seidman were the descendent of Georg Christoph Seidl, Georg Christoph Gottlieb von Seidl, who was a Prussian privy councillor...
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Migration of the Seidman family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Nicolaus Seidel, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1740. Nathaniel Seidel came in 1742; Johann Valentin Seidel in 1752; while August Seidel came to Texas with his wife Friedricke Heiden in 1846 and Gottlieb Seidell came to Philadelphia in 1848. Johann Jacob Seidemann came in 1736.
Contemporary Notables of the name Seidman (post 1700) +
- L. Michael Seidman, American professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, co-author of several textbooks with Mark Tushnet
- Mike Andrew Seidman (b. 1981), former American football tight end from Westlake Village, California; he played from 2003 to 2007
- Herbert Seidman (1920-1995), American Senior Chess Master from New York City; in 1961, he won the most games of any player in the U.S. Championship
- Harold Seidman (1911-2002), American political scientist, best known for his work "Politics, Position and Power: The Dynamics of Federal Organization," now in its fifth edition
- Robert K. Seidman, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Army Air Forces, during World War II, credited with 5 aerial victories
- Maxwell E. Seidman, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948 
- Lon Seidman, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 2004 
- Lewis William Seidman (1921-2009), American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State Auditor General, 1962; Economic advisor to President Gerald Ford, 1974-76, and to Ronald Reagan, 1982-84 
- Larry Seidman, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972 
- Joel Seidman, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1938 
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