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Thieme Early Origins



The surname Thieme 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 Gelderland, (Guelders) an ancient province surrounding the town of Gelder. To the south of Friesland this province was originally in two parts north and south of the Rhine. In addition, the province is sub-divided into four towns, or quarters, Nijmegan, Arnhem, Zutphen and Roermond, each having unique rights and customs. Apeldoorn is a city of note. 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.

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Thieme Spelling Variations


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Thieme Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thiem, Thieme, van Thieme, van Thiem, Teem, Teeme, Tieme, Theim and many more.

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Thieme Early History


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Thieme Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thieme research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1631 and 1668 are included under the topic Early Thieme History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thieme Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thieme Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Thieme Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Auguste Thieme, who arrived in Texas in 1846
  • Christian F. Thieme, who settled in Philadelphia in 1847
  • Otto K Thieme, who arrived in Iowa in 1850
  • Richard Thieme, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • August Thieme, who settled in Georgia in 1859
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Thieme (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thieme (post 1700)



  • Robert Bunger Thieme Jr. (1918-2009), American pastor of Berachah Church, a nondenominational Christian church in Houston, Texas, from 1950-2003
  • Anthony Thieme (1888-1954), Dutch-born, American landscape and marine painter
  • Allan R Thieme (b. 1937), American inventor of the Amigo, the first power operated vehicle/scooter for people with walking disabilities in 1968
  • Albert H. Thieme, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 13th District, 1909
  • Richard Thieme (b. 1944), American business consultant, author, media commentator and speaker
  • Marianne Thieme (b. 1972), Dutch animal rights activist and chairwoman of the Party for the Animals
  • Georg Thieme, German founder of Thieme Medical Publishers, a German medical and science publisher in 1886
  • Paul Thieme (1905-2001), German Indologist and scholar of Vedic Sanskrit, awarded the Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy in 1988

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    4. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Thieme Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thieme 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 14:00.

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