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Kalb History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Kalb family


The surname Kalb was first found in Saxony, where the family gained a significant reputation for its contributions to the emerging mediaeval society. The family became prominent as many branches founded separate houses and acquired estates in various regions, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Kalb family


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Another 318 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1761, 1783, 1843, 1857, and 1867 are included under the topic Early Kalb History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kalb Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Kalb, Kalbe, Kalben, Kalber, Kaelble (Swabia), Kaelbel, Kaelber, Kaelb, Kelb, Kelbe, Kelber, Kelben, Kaelbe, Kaelben, Kalbhen, Calb, Calbe and many more.

Early Notables of the Kalb family (pre 1700)


Prominent bearers of the family name Kalb at this time were Charlotte von Kalb (1761-1843), who became famous for her relationships to prominent German writers and as a writer in her own right. Born Fraeulein Marschalk von Ostheim, she was married in 1783 to Heinrich von Kalb, a German officer in...
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Migration of the Kalb family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kalb Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Martin Kalb, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1728 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Martin Kalb, who settled in Philadelphia County in 1734
  • Joh Conr Kalb, who landed in America in 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Kalb Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Kalb, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1834 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Jacob Kalb, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1834 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • John Leonnard and Louis Kalb, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1844
  • Carl, Friedrich, and Valentine Kalb all, who settled in Texas in 1846
  • Margarieth Kalb, aged 26, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
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Kalb Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Andreas Kalb, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749-1752
  • Johann Conrad Kalb, who settled in Canada with the United Empire Loyalists in 1783

Contemporary Notables of the name Kalb (post 1700)


  • Danny Kalb (b. 1942), American blues guitarist and vocalist, one of the original members of the group Blues Project in the 1960s
  • Bernard Kalb (b. 1922), American journalist, media critic and author, Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs (1985-1986)
  • Johann Kalb (1721-1780), Baron de Kalb, German-born, French general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution
  • Hans Kalb (1899-1945), German international footballer who played for the Germany National Team (1920-1928)
  • Marvin Leonard Kalb (b. 1930), American journalist, founding director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy and Edward R. Murrow Professor of Press and Public Policy (1987-1999)

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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)

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