Lohman - Lohmann

My Lohman Family

Lohmann/Lohman:   North German: elaborated form of Loh.
Loh:  Topographic name for someone living by a wood or brushland, Middle Low German lo, loge, lage.   (1)


(1) Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4

The Lohman CrestFrederick Wilhelm Lohmann is our immigrant ancestor having come to America from Osnabrück, Germany prior to 1860 when he is shown on the St. Louis census records.

  

  

  

  

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