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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, who landed in America in 1829 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Mathias Thelen, who landed in Michigan in 1841 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Johann Thelen, who arrived in Michigan in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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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Contemporary Notables of the name Thelen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thelen (post 1700)



  • Frederick W. Thelen, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 57th District, 1980
  • 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
  • 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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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  2. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  9. 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).
  10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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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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