Klingenberg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Klingenberg family

The surname Klingenberg was 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.

Early History of the Klingenberg family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Klingenberg research. Another 88 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1646 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Klingenberg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Klingenberg Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Clinkunbroomer, Clingenberg, Klingelbach, Klingenberg, Klinkhamer, Klinkenbaum, Clingenbaum and many more.

Early Notables of the Klingenberg family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Klingenberg Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Klingenberg migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Klingenberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Chr Aug Klingenberg, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849 [1]
  • Heinr Klingenberg, who arrived in America in 1846 [1]
  • Bern Klingenberg, who arrived in America in 1846
  • Gerh Klingenberg, who arrived in America in 1848-1849 [1]
  • Albert Klingenberg, who arrived in New York, NY in 1871
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Klingenberg Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Alf Klingenberg, who settled in Kansas in 1906

Contemporary Notables of the name Klingenberg (post 1700) +

  • William Klingenberg, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1892, 1894 [2]
  • Jess F. Klingenberg, American Republican politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Milwaukee County 4th District, 1956 [2]
  • Arnold Klingenberg, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Gladstone, Michigan, 1915 [2]


  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


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