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Windorff Early Origins



The surname Windorff was first found in West Prussia and Pomerania, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Windorff Spelling Variations


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Windorff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Windorf, Wendorf, Wendorp, Windorp, Windorff, Wendorff, Winndorf, Winndorp, Vindorf, Vindorp, Weindorf, Weindorp, Wiendorf, Wiendorp, Vindorff, Vinndorf, Weindorff, Wintorf, Wentorf, Windtorf, Windtorf, Weinndorf, Wiendorff and many more.

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Windorff Early History


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Windorff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Windorff research. Another 122 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Windorff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Windorff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Windorff Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Windorff 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:

Windorff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Windorff, who settled in Philadelphia in 1867

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
    3. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
    4. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Windorff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Windorff 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 26 February 2013 at 00:02.

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