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The history of the Uhle family name begins in the German province of Bavaria. Uhle is a nickname surname, a class of German names derived from eke-names, or added names, that described people by a personal characteristic or other attribute. Uhle is a name for a wealthy young man, who was a protector.

Uhle Early Origins



The surname Uhle was first found in Bavaria, where the name was associated in the mediaeval period with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. During the Middle Ages the name was concentrated around Nuremberg, though not restricted to this area. Founded in 1050, Nuremberg was one of the main cities of Franconia, before its annexation by Bavaria in 1806. It became a major center of exchange for goods coming south from the Baltic ports, and products moving north from the Mediterranean. Frederick II named Nuremberg a Free Imperial City in the 13th century, and during this period of economic prosperity it became a center of the Arts. It was the birthplace of the poet Hans Sachs and the painter Albrecht Duerer.

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Uhle Spelling Variations


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Uhle Spelling Variations



One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Uhle include Uhle, Uhll, Uhls, Uhler, Uller, Ulle, Ullmann, Uhlmann, Uhlemann, Uhlman, Ullman and many more.

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Uhle Early History


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Uhle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Uhle research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1787, 1791, and 1862 are included under the topic Early Uhle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Uhle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Uhle Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Uhle 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



German settlers were among the most common to come to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. Poverty and religious persecution drove many Bavarians to make this long trek. tenant farmers were also enticed by the prospect of owning land. From east to west, these German immigrants populated the United States, settling in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada also provided homes to many. Early settlers bearing the Uhle surname or a spelling variation of the name include:

Uhle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Heinrich Uhle, who arrived in America in 1777
  • Andrew Uhle, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1793
  • Friedrich Uhle, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1793

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Contemporary Notables of the name Uhle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Uhle (post 1700)



  • Max Uhle (1856-1944), German archaeologist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. 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 Uhle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Uhle 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 5 February 2015 at 21:23.

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