Kettler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Kettler family
The surname Kettler was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Kettler family
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Kettler Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kessel, Kessell, Kesell, Kesel, Kessle, van Kessel and many more.
Early Notables of the Kettler family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Kettler is the 18,629th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
| Kettler migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kettler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Carl Kettler, who landed in America in 1832 
- Ch Herman Kettler, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1844 
- Friedr Kettler, aged 36, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1845 
- Marie Kettler, aged 17, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1845 
- Wilhelmine Kettler, aged 27, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1845 
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|Contemporary Notables of the name Kettler (post 1700) ||+|
- Edgar F. Kettler, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1972 
- C. J. Kettler, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1956 
- "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/
- Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html