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The Klingenberg surname is generally considered to be a habitational name, taken on from any of several place names, located in Schleswig-Holstein, Saxony, and Franconia.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Clinkunbroomer, Clingenberg, Klingelbach, Klingenberg, Klinkhamer, Klinkenbaum, Clingenbaum and many more.
First found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Klingenberg research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1646 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Klingenberg History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Klingenberg Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Klingenberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Klingenberg Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Klingenberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Klingenberg 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 11:05.