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Volkman Early Origins



The surname Volkman was first found in Bavaria, where the name Vollman was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Volkman Spelling Variations


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Volkman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vollman, Vollmar, Volmar, Follemans, Veulemans, Valman, Vellmen and many more.

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Volkman Early History


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Volkman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Volkman research. Another 186 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1640 and 1790 are included under the topic Early Volkman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Volkman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Volkman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Volkman 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:

Volkman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Dietrich Volkman, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Dietrich Volkman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752

Volkman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Volkman, who came to New York in 1807
  • Charles Volkman, who arrived in Baltimore in 1841
  • Stina Volkman, aged 52, arrived in New York, NY in 1867
  • William Volkman, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872

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Contemporary Notables of the name Volkman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Volkman (post 1700)



  • Gustave Volkman, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Bucaramanga, 1897-1905
  • Alfred H. Volkman, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1912
  • Harry Volkman (1926-2015), American meteorologist, the first weatherman to issue a tornado warning in 1952
  • Ernest Volkman (b. 1940), American author, investigative reporter and journalist
  • Karen Volkman (b. 1967), American poet
  • John E. Volkman (1905-1980), American industrial scientist at RCA, the first to use variable equalization

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Volkman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Volkman 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 8 October 2015 at 14:03.

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