Klenke History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Klenke family

The surname Klenke 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.

Early History of the Klenke family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Klenke research. Another 86 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1867 is included under the topic Early Klenke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Klenke Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Klenke family (pre 1700)

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United States Klenke migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Klenke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Friederike Klenke, who landed in North America in 1832-1849 [1]
  • Friederike Klenke, who arrived in New York in 1833
  • Charles F Klenke, aged 22, who arrived in New York, NY in 1886 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Klenke (post 1700) +

  • John Klenke (b. 1958), American politician and legislator, Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly (2011-2015)

  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)

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