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Where did the German Kinzer family come from? What is the German Kinzer family crest and coat of arms? When did the Kinzer family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Kinzer family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kunze, Kunz, Kunzel, Kuenz, Kuenze, Kuenzel, Cuntz, Kuntz, Kuntze, Kuntzel, Kuentz, Kunts, Kundt, Kuent, Kunth, Kunt, Kuhnt, Kuehnt, Kuntse, Kuntsel, Kunstler, Kuents, Kuentse, Cuncze and many more.
First found in Bohemia and Silesia, where the name was an integral part of the feudal society which would shape modern European history. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Cuntz der Kuentzel of Kempten (West of Frankfurt) who lived around 1382, and Cuncze von Cracow who lived in Liegnitz, Silesia in 1388.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kinzer research. Another 271 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1701, 1767, 1792, 1839 and 1894 are included under the topic Early Kinzer History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Kinzer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kinzer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
The Kinzer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kinzer 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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