The Kallenborn surname is a habitational name, taken on from any of several place names such as from Kallenberg in Westphalia, Saxony, Bavaria, and Württemberg, or from Kalenborn in the Rhineland. These place names are derived from the word "kalle," meaning "muddy water," and "berg," meaning a "mountain" or "hill."
The surname Kallenborn was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Kalenberg became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.
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Spelling variations of this family name include: Kalenberg, Kalenbberg, Kallenberg, Kalenburg, Kalenburgs, Kalenbergs, Kalennberg, Kalennburg, Kallenburges, Karlenberg, Calenberg, Carlingberg, Calingburg, Galenberg and many more.