Klein History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Klein migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Klein Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Uldrich Klein, who arrived in New York City in 1641 with his wife Afje Pieters
  • Aefje Pieters Klein, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1641 [1]
  • Ulrich Klein, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1641 [1]
  • Willemyntje Huygens De Klein, who landed in America in 1680 [1]
Klein Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hieronymus Klein, who landed in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Peter Klein, who arrived in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Amalia Klein, Anna Klein, Henrich Klein, Hieronymus Klein, Jacob Klein, and Johann William Klein all arriving in New York in 1709
  • Amalia Klein, aged 12, who landed in New York in 1710 [1]
  • Anna Eliz Klein, aged 6, who arrived in New York in 1710 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Klein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Hector Klein, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1802 [1]
  • Frederick H Klein, who landed in Ohio in 1816 [1]
  • Philipp Klein, who arrived in Brazil in 1828 [1]
  • Francis A Klein, who landed in America in 1838 [1]
  • Wilhelm Klein, who arrived in Texas in 1840-1850 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Klein Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Samuel Klein, who landed in Arkansas in 1906 [1]

Klein migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Klein Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Franziska Klein, aged 4, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Friedrich Klein, aged 24, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Barbara Klein, aged 17, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Dominik Klein, aged 24, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Edward Klein, aged 14, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902

Klein migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Klein Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Johann Georg Klein, aged 33, a tanner, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Malvina Vidal"
  • Johanna Christiane Klein, aged 23, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Victoria"

Contemporary Notables of the name Klein (post 1700)

  • John Anthony Klein III (1942-2017), American professional baseball executive director of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball
  • Gerda Weissmann Klein (b. 1924), Polish-born American writer and human rights activist, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Charles Herbert "Chuck" Klein (1904-1958), American Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Lawrence Robert Klein (1920-2013), American economist, laureate of Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (1980), recipient of the John Bates Clark Medal (1959)
  • David Klein (b. 1919), American diplomatist, was president of the German-American Partnership program 1977-85, as well as special assistant for Foreign Affairs to the president
  • Calvin Richard Klein (b. 1942), immensely popular American fashion designer and was named to the Coty Hall of Fame
  • Carole Klein (b. 1942), birth name of Carole King, American singer, songwriter, and pianist, best known for her album Tapestry which topped the U.S. album chart for 15 weeks
  • Anna M. Klein, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 2000 [2]
  • Ann Klein, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Governor of New Jersey, 1973; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980 [2]
  • Alfred M. Klein, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1956 [2]
  • ... (Another 84 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Klein family

Bismarck
  • Willy Klein (1920-1941), German Signalgefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]
  • Fritz Klein (1915-1941), German Mechanikersmaat who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]
  • Paul Klein (1920-1941), German Funkgefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]
  • Bruno Klein (1920-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]
Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie)
  • Patricia Ann Klein (1953-1988), American Social Worker from Trenton, New Jersey, America, who flew aboard the Pan Am Flight 103 from Frankfurt to Detroit, known as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and died [4]
RMS Lusitania
  • Mr. Charles Klein, English 1st Class Passenger from London, England, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking [5]
RMS Titanic
  • Mr. Herbert Klein (d. 1912), aged 33, English Barber from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking [6]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
  4. ^ Pan Am Flight 103's victims: A list of those killed 25 years ago | syracuse.com. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/12/pan_am_flight_103s_victims_a_list_of_those_killed_25_years_ago.html
  5. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/
  6. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html
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