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Thelen Early Origins



The surname Thelen was first found in Thuringia, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions.

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Thelen Spelling Variations


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Thelen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Theler, Theller, Thelers, Thellers, Theleres, Thelerrs, Theleres, Thelleres, Thelle, Thele, Thealer, Thealler and many more.

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Thelen Early History


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Thelen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thelen research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Thelen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thelen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thelen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Thelen 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:

Thelen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Thelen, aged 28, landed in America in 1829
  • Mathias Thelen, who landed in Michigan in 1841
  • Johann Thelen, who arrived in Michigan in 1847

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Contemporary Notables of the name Thelen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thelen (post 1700)



  • Tim Thelen (b. 1961), American professional golfer
  • Jodi Thelen (b. 1962), American actress, known for The Wedding Singer (1998), Duet (1987) and Four Friends (1981)
  • Anthony James "A. J." Thelen (b. 1986), American retired professional ice hockey defenceman
  • David Thelen (b. 1938), American CFL running back for the Ottawa Rough Riders and the Toronto Argonauts (1958-1966), inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1989
  • Paul Thelen, American founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Big Fish Games
  • Frederick W. Thelen, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 57th District, 1980
  • Frank Thelen (b. 1975), German businessman, co-founder of Softer Solutions
  • Albert Vigoleis Thelen (1903-1989), German author and translator
  • Eduard Thelen (b. 1946), German gold medalist field hockey player at the 1972 Olympic Games

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Thelen Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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    The Thelen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thelen 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 22 October 2015 at 13:54.

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