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Waldorf Early Origins



The surname Waldorf was first found in Austria, where the name Walldorf emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of nobility in the region. From the 13th century on, this surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory an important contributor to the development of the nation.

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Waldorf Spelling Variations


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Waldorf Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Walldorf, Waldorff, Waldor, Walldorfer, Walldorffer, Walldorp, Walldorper, Waldroff, Waelldorf, Waeldorf, Waeldorffer, Waelldorfer, Waelldorp, Waelldorper, Welldorf, Weldorf, Welldorfer, Welldorffer, Welldorp, Welldorper, Weldorf, Weldorfer, Weldorffer, Weldorp and many more.

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Waldorf Early History


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Waldorf Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Waldorf research. Another 244 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1664, 1702, and 1727 are included under the topic Early Waldorf History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Waldorf Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Waldorf Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Waldorf 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 or some of its variants were: Christof Walsdorfer, who came to America in 1748; Friedrich Waldor, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1792; George Waldor came to Allegheny County, Pa. in 1846.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Waldorf (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Waldorf (post 1700)



  • Ernest Lynn Waldorf (1876-1943), American Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church (1920-1943)
  • Greg Waldorf, American CEO-in-Residence at Accel Partners, former founding investor and former CEO of eHarmony
  • James Joseph "Duffy" Waldorf Jr. (b. 1962), American professional golfer
  • Lynn Osbert "Pappy" Waldorf (1902-1981), American football player and coach, inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1966
  • John Waldorf, American politician, Mayor of Marshall, Missouri, 1952
  • George P. Waldorf, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1904
  • Frederick H. Waldorf (1861-1935), American Democrat politician, Mayor of New Rochelle, New York, 1912-14, 1918-20; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912
  • Frederick Waldorf, American politician, Mayor of Monroe, Michigan, 1857-59, 1866, 1868; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1864, 1872
  • Lars Waldorf, Visiting Fellow, Harvard Law School Human Rights Program

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Waldorf Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Waldorf 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 1 December 2015 at 15:39.

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