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The name is derived from the Old English word "Wulfrun."

Wolfroum Early Origins



The surname Wolfroum was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1130 in Lancashire, and then in -1209, when Ralph Wilfrum was recorded in the Pipe Rolls for Norfolk.

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Wolfroum Spelling Variations


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Wolfroum Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wolfram, Wolfrum, Woulfram, Wolfroun, Wolfroum and others.

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Wolfroum Early History


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Wolfroum Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wolfroum research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1230, 1297 and 1332 are included under the topic Early Wolfroum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wolfroum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wolfroum Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wolfroum 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: Henry Wolfram, who was naturalized in Allegheny Co. PA in 1880; as well as John Arnold Wolfram, whose Oath of Allegiance was recorded in Philadelphia in 1856..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
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    The Wolfroum Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wolfroum 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 20 December 2013 at 14:39.

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