Kloos History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Kloos family
The surname Kloos was first found in Silesia, where the name 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.
Important Dates for the Kloos family
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Kloos Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Klocker, Klockker, Kloccker, Kloocker, Klockere, Klockeres, Klockers, Klockerr, Klockerrs, Kloccker, Clocker and many more.
Early Notables of the Kloos family (pre 1700)
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Kloos migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kloos Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Henry Gustave Kloos, aged 23, who arrived in Missouri in 1844 
- Johann Kloos, who arrived in America in 1856 
- Ludwig Kloos, who settled in Philadelphia in 1862
- Alois Kloos, who settled in New York, NY in 1866
- Jakob Kloos, who landed in America in 1869 
Contemporary Notables of the name Kloos (post 1700)
- Clifford S. Kloos, American Republican politician, Chair of Essex County Republican Party, 1955 
- ^ 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)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html