Heinemann Ancestory

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Heinemann Name History

Origins Available: Germany


The distinguished surname Heinemann is of German origin. It is derived from the Old Germanic personal name "Heinrich," and denotes "a son of Heinrich." The personal name literally means "home ruler," and was among the most popular names in Europe during the Middle Ages. There is no known specific region of origin for the surname, but the suffix "-mann" is characteristic of names originating in the northern regions of Pomerania, Mecklenburg, and Schleswig-Holstein.

Early Origins of the Heinemann Family:

The surname Heinemann was first found in various regions of Germany. Due to the widespread popularity of the personal name "Heinrich" during the Middle Ages, it is likely that several branches of the Heinemann family emerged independently during this period. The young Heinemann family was instrumental during this early period, playing a crucial role in the development of medieval German society.

Heinemann Spelling Variations:

Spelling variations of this family name include: Heinemann, Heineman, Heine, Heyne, Hein, Heyn, Heinemamm, Heinel, Heindl, Heinle and many more.

Heinemann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century:

Heinemann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century:

Contemporary Notables of the name Heinemann (post 1700):