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Teufel Early Origins



The surname Teufel was first found in Austria, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Teufel Spelling Variations


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Teufel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Teufel, Teufels, Teuffel, Teufell, Teuffell, Teuful, Teufull, Teufful and many more.

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Teufel Early History


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Teufel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Teufel research. Another 383 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1274, 1698, 1661, 1250, 1611 and 1634 are included under the topic Early Teufel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Teufel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Teufel Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Teufel were Hans Wolfgang von Teuffel, of the ancient Nuremberg line and the great grandson of the founder of the line at the castle Birkensee, who died in 1611 as lieutenant general in the Palatinate-Neuburg army. He married Anna von Tegerau, and their...

Another 53 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Teufel 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:

Teufel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michel Teufel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Johann Teufel, who came to America in 1782
  • Johann Teufel, who arrived in America in 1782

Teufel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lisette Teufel, who landed in Texas in 1846
  • Gottlieb Teufel landed in Philadelphia in 1860
  • Vincent Teufel, who landed in Mississippi in 1872

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Contemporary Notables of the name Teufel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Teufel (post 1700)



  • Hugo Teufel III (b. 1961), American politician, Chief Privacy Officer (2006-2009), Associate General Counsel, Department of Homeland Security (2004-2006)
  • Timothy Shawn Teufel (b. 1958), American former Major League Baseball second baseman, current third base coach for the New York Mets, 1983 International League MVP
  • Fritz Teufel (1943-2010), German politician, one of the founders of Kommune 1
  • Erwin Teufel (b. 1939), German politician, Minister President of Baden-Württemberg (1991-2005)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    11. ...

    The Teufel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Teufel 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 26 February 2015 at 08:54.

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