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The Kellenberger surname is thought to have been a habitational name, taken on from the place named Kellenberg, in Rhineland.

Kellenberger Early Origins



The surname Kellenberger 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 Kellenberger 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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Kellenberger Spelling Variations


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Kellenberger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kellenbergm Kellenberger and others.

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Kellenberger Early History


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Kellenberger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kellenberger research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1818 is included under the topic Early Kellenberger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kellenberger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kellenberger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kellenberger 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:

Kellenberger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Kellenberger, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1836
  • Charles Kellenberger, who came to Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1867
  • Barbara Kellenberger, who came to Illinois in 1896

Kellenberger Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • August Kellenberger, who came to Illinois sometime between 1888 and 1902

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kellenberger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kellenberger (post 1700)



  • olympic.org/content/olympic-athletes/generic-athlete-page/?athleteid=58666">Emil Kellenberger (1864-1943), Swiss sports shooter, who won two gold medals and a silver in Shooting at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris
  • Jakob Kellenberger (b. 1944), Swiss diplomat and the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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Kellenberger Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. 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).
    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 Kellenberger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kellenberger 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 21 February 2014 at 09:11.

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