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Kirn Early Origins



The surname Kirn was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Kirn became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

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Kirn Spelling Variations


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Kirn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kirn, Kirns, Kirnes, Kirnns, Kirnnes, Kirrn, Kirrns, Kirrnes, Kirrnn, Kiirn, Kiern, Kirne, Kirnne and many more.

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Kirn Early History


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Kirn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kirn research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1792, 1836 and 1847 are included under the topic Early Kirn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kirn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kirn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kirn 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:

Kirn Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Franc Kirn, aged 26, who landed in America from Koritnica, in 1901
  • Anna Kirn, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Dobravic, Austria, in 1906
  • Babette Kirn, aged 20, who emigrated to America from Mainz, Germany, in 1907
  • Alois Kirn, aged 38, who landed in America from Bac, Austria, in 1909
  • Franz Kirn, aged 24, who landed in America from Celjc, Austria, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirn (post 1700)



  • John Kirn, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900
  • Peter Kirn, American composer and media artist
  • Louis Joseph Kirn (1908-1995), Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, recipient of the Navy Cross, the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Navy Distinguished Service Medal
  • Walter Kirn (b. 1962), English writer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    9. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    11. ...

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

    This page was last modified on 6 October 2015 at 13:35.

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