Temme History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Temme family

The surname Temme was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Temme family

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Temme Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tammens, Tamens, Tammenes, Tammense, Tamenes, Tammen, Tammene, Tammenss, Tameens, Timmins, Timmings, Temmens, Dammens and many more.

Early Notables of the Temme family (pre 1700)

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Temme Ranking

In the United States, the name Temme is the 16,317th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Temme migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Temme Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johann Christian Temme, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [2]
Temme Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Cath Elis Temme, who settled in America in 1835
  • Jos Temme, who landed in America in 1837 [2]
  • Anton Temme, who landed in America in 1844 [2]
  • William Temme, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848 [2]
  • Ch Temme, who settled in New York, NY in 1849
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  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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