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Posted by: David Pohlman Date: November 14, 1999 at 17:06:43
In Reply to: POLLMANN, POLLMAN, POHLMAN ? by Stacey Blatt-Pollman of 154

Interesting, my Pohlman's used to be Pohlmann, but lost the second n.. mann in German means man so it was Americanized.
My Pohlman's mostly live in the Delphos, Ohio area and I think it is all Pohlman there. Ours got to USA in 1840's, from a place called Wellingholzhausen, through Bremen which is a big port city. Wellingholzhausen is near Osnabruck.
I have also seen it spelled Poehlmann. I met someone a while ago who immigrated after WW II and spelled it with a "e" in there, but pronounced the same as mine. Ours are mostly Catholic.

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