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Kalb Early Origins



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.

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Kalb Spelling Variations


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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.

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Kalb Early History


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Kalb Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kalb research. 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.

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Kalb Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kalb Early Notables (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...

Another 55 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kalb 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:

Kalb Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Martin Kalb, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1728
  • Martin Kalb settled in Philadelphia County in 1734
  • Joh Conr Kalb, who landed in America in 1783

Kalb Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Kalb, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1834
  • Jacob Kalb, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1834
  • John Leonnard and Louis Kalb arrived in Philadelphia in 1844
  • Carl, Friedrich, and Valentine Kalb all settled in Texas in 1846
  • Margarieth Kalb, aged 26, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kalb Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kalb (post 1700)


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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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    11. ...

    The Kalb Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kalb 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 15 August 2016 at 20:15.

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