Show ContentsKielman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Although the early records of this surname come from Southern Germany, the name itself is thought to come from the place name Kiel in Holstein, a former duchy in northern Germany.

Early Origins of the Kielman family

The surname Kielman was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. There are record of bearers of von Kile and Kileman in Lübeck in the year 1300. There was one family originally seated at Kielmanseck in Wurtemburg where they were confirmed as nobles in 1578.

Early History of the Kielman family

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Kielman Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kiel, Kiehl, Kehl, Kieler, Kiehler, Kyler, Kielman, Kielmann, Kiehle, von Kiel and many more.

Early Notables of the Kielman family

Notables with the surname Kielman during this period were

  • the Kielman family of Wurtemburg...
  • In Denmark, Frederik Christian Kielman (1639-1714) and Hans Henrik Kielman (1636-1686) were noblemen and statesmen...

United States Kielman migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kielman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Christophle Kielman, who arrived in Louisiana in 1720
  • Johann Martin Kielman, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1753
  • Johan Martin Kielman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 1

  1. 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) on Facebook