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The Kaylor family emerged in the ancient duchy of Swabia, which was in the southwest of Germany. Before the late Middle Ages, German people were known only by a single name. However, as populations increased and people began to travel more, it became necessary to adopt a second name. Many people, such as the Kaylor family, adopted the name of their feudal occupation as their surname. The name Kaylor is derived from the Middle High German word "kelner," which corresponds to the English occupation of steward. The kelner was the manager of the noble household.

Kaylor Early Origins



The surname Kaylor was first found in Swabia, where the family contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation and would later play a large role in the political conflicts of the area. The family branched into many houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions, where they played significant roles in the social and political affairs. Individual bearers of this name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Herman der Kelner (Keller) of Rottweil, Wuerttemberg, in 1314.

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Kaylor Spelling Variations


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Kaylor Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Keller, Keler, Kelle, Kellaere, Kellere, Kellner, Kaeller, Kaellner, Kelner, Celler, Cellner, Celer, Celner, Kellern, Cellern and many more.

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Kaylor Early History


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Kaylor Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kaylor research. Another 593 words (42 lines of text) covering the years 1798, 1699, 1766, 1452, 1466, 1605, 1635, 1700, 1638, 1702, 1819 and are included under the topic Early Kaylor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kaylor Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kaylor Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kaylor 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:

Kaylor Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jane Kaylor, aged 66, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896

Kaylor Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • C. Kaylor, aged 40, who landed in America from Norfolk, in 1904
  • Sara C Kaylor, aged 35, who arrived at Canton, Ohio, in 1904
  • Henry Kaylor, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Austen E. Kaylor, aged 22, who emigrated to America from Crook, in 1906
  • Frank Kaylor, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kaylor (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kaylor (post 1700)



  • Robert Kaylor, American National Society of Film Critics Award winning director and cinematographer, known for Carny (1980), Derby (1971) and Max-Out (1970)
  • Robert David Kaylor (b. 1933), American James Sprunt Professor of Religion at Davidson College
  • Ken Kaylor, American technical director, best known for his work on the The Jack Benny Program (1956-1958)
  • Carrie Kaylor, American television producer and editor, best known for her work on LA Ink and Biography
  • James William "Jimmie" Kaylor IV (b. 1984), American former NCAA Football punter from Colorado State University born in Denver, Colorado
  • Howard Kaylor, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1952 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George Kaylor, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1940 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James Kaylor (1877-1961), British politician and trade unionist
  • Mark Kaylor (b. 1961), British former professional boxer, born in Canning Town

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Citations


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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  2. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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The Kaylor Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kaylor 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.

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