Temmen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Temmen family

The surname Temmen 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 Temmen family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Temmen research. Another 63 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Temmen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Temmen 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 Temmen family (pre 1700)

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United States Temmen migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Temmen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Johann Hermann Temmen, who settled in America in 1845
  • Johann Bernh Temmen, aged 31, who arrived in Missouri in 1848 [1]
  • Berah Temmen, who settled in New York, NY in 1866
  • Mathilde Temmen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1866

Contemporary Notables of the name Temmen (post 1700) +

  • John Temmen, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Missouri State House of Representatives from Cole County, 1920


  1. ^ 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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