The surname Klingensmith was first found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
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Spelling variations of this family name include: Klingenstein, Klingensteins, Klinggenstein, Klingennsteine, Klingensteines, Klingensttein, Kliingenstein, Klinngensttein, Klinggenstein, Klinggensteines, Klingen, Clingen, Clingstein and many more.
Early Notables of the Klingensmith family (pre 1700)
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^ 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)