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Klank Early Origins



The surname Klank was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Klank Spelling Variations


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Klank Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Klenk, Klenck, Klenka, Klennk, Klenkk, Kleank, Kleenk, Klank and many more.

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Klank Early History


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Klank Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Klank research. Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the year 1867 is included under the topic Early Klank History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Klank Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Klank Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Klank 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:

Klank Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Klank, who came to Philadelphia in 1849
  • Louis Klank, who came to Indiana sometime between 1850 and 1853
  • Louis Klank, who landed in Indiana in 1852

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Contemporary Notables of the name Klank (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Klank (post 1700)



  • Emil Klank (1876-1940), American wrestler, trainer, and manager from Chicago, active in the 1910s

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Klank Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. 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).
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. 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).
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
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    The Klank Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Klank 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 11 July 2014 at 19:05.

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