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The surname Kahkenbecker is a nickname surname; it is derived from a nickname given to the original bearer. A broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character. In this case, the nickname is derived from the German word "kahl," which means "bald."

Kahkenbecker Early Origins



The surname Kahkenbecker was first found in Lusatia, where the family was anciently associated with the political and religious conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. The family founded numerous branches, many of which acquired manors and estates in surrounding regions, where they contributed to the prosperity of their society. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles of Silesia include Nickel Kaler of Glatz (c.1384,) and Frenczel Kaler of Goerlitz (c.1434).

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Kahkenbecker Spelling Variations


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Kahkenbecker Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kahlen, Kahllen, Kahkenbach and others.

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Kahkenbecker Early History


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Kahkenbecker Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kahkenbecker research. Another 431 words (31 lines of text) covering the years 1786, 1775, 1792, 1812, 1813 and 1837 are included under the topic Early Kahkenbecker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kahkenbecker Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kahkenbecker Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kahkenbecker 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 or some of its variants were: Clothilde Kahlen, who came to America in 1849; Mary Kahlen, who came to New York, NY in 1854; and Heinrich Kahlenbach, who came to New York, NY in 1851..

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