Klear History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Klear 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 Klear family

The surname Klear was first found in Austria, where the name Klear 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 Klear family

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Klear 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 Klear family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Klear family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Stephan Clar, who settled in Carolina in 1738; Owen Clar settled in Philadelphia in 1840; Ernst Klar, age 18, arrived in Texas in 1846; Jacob Klar arrived in Philadelphia in 1752.

Contemporary Notables of the name Klear (post 1700) +

  • Randy Klear, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2008 [1]

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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