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The surname Kemmerling is an occupational surname. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Old German word "kämmerer," which means "chamberlain." A chamberlain was the person in charge of the noble household; to him would fall the duty of ensuring that the castle and court of the noble ran smoothly. This is a surname of office, a subset of the larger set of occupational names.

Kemmerling Early Origins



The surname Kemmerling was first found in Swabia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Literally the name refers to the courtly administrative position of chamberlain.

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Kemmerling Spelling Variations


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Kemmerling Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kammerer, Kaemmerer, Kaemmer, Kammer, Kammerherr, Kemmerer, Kaemmerling, Kaemmler, Kemmerling, Kemmler, Kamerer, Kamer, Cammerer, Caemmerer, Cammer, Camer, Camerer and many more.

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Kemmerling Early History


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Kemmerling Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kemmerling research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1148, 1346, 1796, and 1833 are included under the topic Early Kemmerling History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kemmerling Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kemmerling Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables with the surname Kemmerling during this period were Jacob Friedrich Kammerer (b.1796), descendant of a line of prominent sieve makers around Stuttgart, who was one of the colorful figures of his time. He was self-taught in Greek, Latin, and chemistry, and was a talented player of the flute, clarinet, and...

Another 167 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kemmerling 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:

Kemmerling Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Kemmerling, aged 23, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1736

Kemmerling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elisabeth Kemmerling, aged 38, arrived in America in 1859
  • Eva Maria Kemmerling, aged 24, landed in America in 1865
  • Bernhard Kemmerling, aged 17, arrived in America in 1866
  • Christina Graf Kemmerling, aged 31, landed in America in 1867
  • Wilhelm Kemmerling, aged 27, landed in Ohio in 1876

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kemmerling (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kemmerling (post 1700)



  • Warren J. Kemmerling (1924-2005), American actor, known for his roles in Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Family Plot (1976) and The Execution of Private Slovik (1974)
  • C. Wesley Kemmerling, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Monroe County, 1916

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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. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    11. ...

    The Kemmerling Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kemmerling 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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