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Origin of last name Helfand, country of origin: Germany

Nobility: Nobles
Heraldic trace of family: Helfand
Nobility crown Helfand
Ancient Germane family, originally from the Land of Baden-Württemberg, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. According to what has been handed down, this House, as a reward for valuable services rendered to Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, was admitted to the "Briefadel" (lit. "letter of nobility"), the so-called new nobility as opposed to "Uradel", a term coined only in modern times, in reference to noble families whose ancestral lineage can be traced back to before the Middle Ages. Moreover, this family, in all ages, always stood out, thanks to the prominent figures, which gave birth, in the public service, in the liberal professions and in the military service. Among these, without undervalue the omitted, we would like to mention: Conrad, doctor of law, flourishing in Rottweil, in 1502; Karl, landowner in Baden-Württemberg, flourishing in 1526; Siegfried, captain of arms, flourishing in Rottweil, in 1563; ...
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Coat of Arms of family: Helfand

Coat of Arms of family Helfand

1 Blazon of family Helfand

Or, a bend sinister sinister charged with a star of six points, or, on a chief azure, two stars of six points, or. Crest: a lion issuant contourné, proper holding a star of six points, or.

Source: "Archivio Storico" of Heraldrys Institute of Rome.

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