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The surname Kleinschmidt is a ancient and distinguished German surname, coming from the region of Rhineland. The name is an old occupational name for a manufacturer of small metal items such as nails, needles, small locks, or bells, and would likely have been originally borne by an apprentice of this trade.

Kleinschmidt Early Origins



The surname Kleinschmidt was first found in the Rhineland, where the name is thought to have originated. The young Kleinschmidt family was instrumental during this early period, playing a crucial role in the development of medieval German society.

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Kleinschmidt Spelling Variations


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Kleinschmidt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kleinschmidt, Kleinschmit, Kleinschmiedt, Kleinschmït, Kleinschmitt, Kleinschmid and many more.

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Kleinschmidt Early History


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Kleinschmidt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kleinschmidt research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1135, 1358, 1372, 1812, 1864, and 1878 are included under the topic Early Kleinschmidt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kleinschmidt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kleinschmidt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kleinschmidt 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:

Kleinschmidt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joh Baltzer Kleinschmidt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Andreas Kleinschmidt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1773
  • Sebastian Kleinschmidt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1773
  • Casp Fr Kleinschmidt, who landed in America in 1783

Kleinschmidt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carl Kleinschmidt, aged 17, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1845
  • A Marg Adelheid Kleinschmidt, who landed in America in 1847
  • Joh Bern Kleinschmidt, who arrived in America in 1847
  • Joh Gerh Lambert Kleinschmidt, who landed in America in 1847
  • Anton Kleinschmidt, aged 51, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1848
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kleinschmidt Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Louis Kleinschmidt, who landed in Arkansas in 1904

Kleinschmidt Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich Wilhelm Kleinschmidt a labourer, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "South Australian" in 1837 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SOUTH AUSTRALIAN 1837-1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837SouthAustralian.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kleinschmidt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kleinschmidt (post 1700)



  • Tim Kleinschmidt, American Republican politician, Member of Texas State House of Representatives 17th District; defeated, 2006; elected 2008, 2010, 2012
  • Mark Kleinschmidt, American politician, Mayor of Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Edward Ernst Kleinschmidt (1876-1977), one of the American inventors of the teleprinter
  • Tom Kleinschmidt (b. 1973), retired American basketball player
  • Edward F Kleinschmidt (b. 1905), American engineer
  • Samuel Petrus Kleinschmidt (1814-1886), German /Danish missionary linguist
  • Theodor Kleinschmidt (1834-1881), German trader, explorer and naturalist
  • Franz Heinrich Kleinschmidt (1812-1864), German missionary and linguist
  • Mark Kleinschmidt, German Olympic rower
  • Paul Kleinschmidt (1883-1949), German painter
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SOUTH AUSTRALIAN 1837-1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837SouthAustralian.htm

Other References

  1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  9. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  11. ...

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

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