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The distinguished German surname Kanzlor is of two possible origins. Firstly, it is derived from the Middle High German "kanzelaere," meaning "a superior of an office or of a military orderly-room." Alternatively, it is derived from the Latin "cancellarius," meaning "chancellor."

Kanzlor Early Origins



The surname Kanzlor was first found in Swabia, where it is thought to have emerged; the earliest known documents of a variation of the name Kanzlor date back to 1209, when Heinr. cognomento Cancellarius was recorded to be living in Worms, in the Rhineland region. The young Kanzlor family played a major role in the history of the region, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval German society.

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Kanzlor Spelling Variations


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Kanzlor Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kanzler, Kantzler, Kenzler, Kentzler, Kanzier, Cansler, Canzler, Cantzler and many more.

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Kanzlor Early History


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Kanzlor Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kanzlor research. Another 315 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1348, 1352, 1384, 1572, 1730, 1290, 1780 and 1864 are included under the topic Early Kanzlor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kanzlor Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kanzlor Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kanzlor 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: Bernard Kanzler, who settled in Philadelphia in 1804; Michael Kanzler and his wife Richarda Hafele, who emigrated from Herbolzheim to Venezuela in 1842.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Kanzlor Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kanzlor 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 3 March 2014 at 14:56.

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