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Where did the German Konkel family come from? What is the German Konkel family crest and coat of arms? When did the Konkel family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Konkel family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kunckel, Kunckle, Kunckl, Kunkel, Kunkle, Kunkl, Kuenckel, Kuenckle, Kuenckl, Kuenkel, Kuenkle, Kuenkl, Kunkele, Kunckele, Kuenkele, Konkel, Koenkel, Koenckel, Konkele, Kuenkler, Kunkler, Kunckler, Kuenckler, Kunkerl, Kuenkerl and many more.
First found in Saxony, where the family contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Kunkerl of Pilgram (c.1379,) Dithart Kunkele (Konkel) of Giessen (c.1356,) and Johann Kunkelman of Merseburg (c.1488).
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Konkel research. Another 306 words(22 lines of text) covering the years 1677, 1688, and 1690 are included under the topic Early Konkel History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Konkel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Kunckel, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1738; Hans Kunkel arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748; Heinrich Kunckel and Johannes Kunckel settled in Pennsylvania in 1767.
The Konkel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Konkel Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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