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The Clinkscales surname is generally considered to be a habitational name, taken on from any of several place names, located in Schleswig-Holstein, Saxony, and Franconia.

Clinkscales Early Origins



The surname Clinkscales was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Clinkscales Spelling Variations


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Clinkscales Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Clinkunbroomer, Clingenberg, Klingelbach, Klingenberg, Klinkhamer, Klinkenbaum, Clingenbaum and many more.

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Clinkscales Early History


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Clinkscales Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clinkscales research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1646 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Clinkscales History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Clinkscales Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Clinkscales Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Clinkscales Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Clinkscales Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Adam Clinkscales, who settled in Baltimore in 1770

Clinkscales Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ophelia Clinkscales, aged 25, arrived in New York in 1908 aboard the ship "Oceanic" from Southampton, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXR3-MYQ : 6 December 2014), Ophelia Clinkscales, 10 Dec 1908; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Oceanic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Clinkscales (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Clinkscales (post 1700)



  • Clifford "Cliff" Clinkscales (b. 1984), American professional basketball player
  • William Joseph "Joey" Clinkscales (b. 1964), American football executive and former player, current Director of Player Personnel for the Oakland Raiders

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXR3-MYQ : 6 December 2014), Ophelia Clinkscales, 10 Dec 1908; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Oceanic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
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The Clinkscales Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Clinkscales 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.

This page was last modified on 25 August 2016 at 11:55.

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