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Klenk Early Origins



The surname Klenk 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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Klenk Spelling Variations


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Klenk Spelling Variations



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

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Klenk Early History


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Klenk Early History



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

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Klenk Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Klenk Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Klenk 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:

Klenk Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Georg Adam Klenk, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1803
  • Charles Christ Klenk, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860
  • Casimir Klenk, who arrived in New York, NY in 1882
  • Apolonia Klenk, aged 31, who settled in America from Fareniowka, in 1898

Klenk Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Christian Klenk, aged 38, who landed in America from Gruppenbach, in 1904
  • Adolf Klenk, aged 7, who settled in America from Gruppenbach, in 1904
  • Anna Klenk, aged 9, who emigrated to the United States from Gruppenbach, in 1904
  • Anna Klenk, aged 25, who landed in America from Backnany, Germany, in 1906
  • Emilie Klenk, aged 23, who emigrated to America from Hattenhofen, Germany, in 1914
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Klenk (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Klenk (post 1700)



  • Paul T. Klenk, American politician, Mayor of Blue Island, Illinois, 1925
  • Hans Klenk (1919-2009), German former racing driver, creator of the Klenk-Meteor racing car that competed in the 1954 German Grand Prix

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    3. 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).
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Klenk Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Klenk 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 6 October 2015 at 10:32.

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