The surname Kleber was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It holds great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family. They were originally of Bucquoy in ancient times but when they moved from France and assumed the style of de Klopper. The name also branched into the province of Haarlem.
Important Dates for the Kleber family
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Kleber Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Clopper, de Klopper, Klopper, Klopffer, Kloper and many more.
Early Notables of the Kleber family (pre 1700)
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Kleber migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Kleber Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Kleber Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Anna Elisabetha Kleber, who settled in America in 1746
Anna Magdalena Mell Kleber, who settled in America in 1746
Anna Magdalena Kleber, who arrived in America in 1746
Geo Baltzer Kleber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748 
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 25) Jean-Baptiste Kléber. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, June 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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