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Klarr History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Klarr surname may have evolved from the female personal name Klara; or it may have come from the Middle High German and Middle Low German "klar," meaning "pure," or "beautiful."

Early Origins of the Klarr family


The surname Klarr was first found in Austria, where the name Klarr emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. Since the 13th century the surname was closely associated with the social and economic advancements of the territory's feudal society.

Early History of the Klarr family


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Another 85 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1732 and 1867 are included under the topic Early Klarr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Klarr Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Claar, Clar, Chlar, Klaar, Klar, Claer, Chlaer, Klaer, Cler, Chler and many more.

Early Notables of the Klarr family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Klarr family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Klarr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Friederich Klarr, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1749
  • Christoffel Klarr, who settled in Philadelphia in 1749
  • Rudolph Klarr, who settled in Philadelphia in 1752
  • while Rudolph Klarr, who settled in Philadelphia in 1752

Klarr Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alexander Klarr, aged 26, originally from Maskan, Russia, who arrived in NY in 1911 aboard the ship "George Washington" from Bremen, Germany [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJLQ-7J9 : 6 December 2014), Alexander Klarr, 02 Jul 1911; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port NY, ship name George Washington, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Yacab Klarr, aged 20, originally from Wisnitz Austria, who arrived in New York in 1913 aboard the ship "Uranium" from Rotterdam, Netherlands [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNTG-7Z4 : 6 December 2014), Yacab Klarr, 30 Dec 1913; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Uranium, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJLQ-7J9 : 6 December 2014), Alexander Klarr, 02 Jul 1911; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port NY, ship name George Washington, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNTG-7Z4 : 6 December 2014), Yacab Klarr, 30 Dec 1913; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Uranium, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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