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Type Surname
Usage German
Other Forms FormsManduvel

Meaning & History

The Manteuffel family is the name of an old and influential German Pomeranian noble family. Manteuffel family was first mentioned in 1256, but the family history officially begins with Henricus Manduvel who is first mentioned on 14. November 1287. The family was one of the oldest and most distinguished one in the region of Westphalia. On 10 March 1709 the family was raised to the title of Baron, while in 1719 they were raised to the hereditary title of Count. On 25 August 1790 the family received the title of Imperial Count from Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria as an Imperial vicar.
Added 10/5/2023 by Felie