Kindler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Kindler family

The surname Kindler was first found in Silesia where the family was anciently associated with the political and religious 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. The family founded numerous branches, many of which acquired manors and estates in surrounding regions, where they contributed to the prosperity of their society.

Early History of the Kindler family

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Kindler Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kindler, Kendler, Kindlar, Kintler, Kintlar, Cindler and many more.

Early Notables of the Kindler family (pre 1700)

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United States Kindler migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kindler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • G. Kindler who arrived in San Francisco in 1851
  • G Kindler, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]
  • Gottholi Kindler, aged 18, who arrived in New York, NY in 1893 [1]
  • Maria Kindler, aged 47, who landed in New York, NY in 1893 [1]
  • Theodor Kindler, aged 56, who arrived in New York, NY in 1893 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Kindler (post 1700) +

  • Andy Kindler, American stand-up comedian, he is a regular on the "David Letterman Show"
  • Hans Kindler (1892-1949), Dutch-American cellist and conductor, played first cello in the Philadelphia orchestra


  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)


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