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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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Charles Christ Klenk, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • 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 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. 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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