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Kloos Early Origins



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.

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Kloos Spelling Variations


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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.

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Kloos Early History


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Kloos Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kloos research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1555, 1586, and 1760 are included under the topic Early Kloos History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kloos Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kloos Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kloos Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Gustave Kloos, aged 23, arrived in Missouri in 1844
  • Johann Kloos, who arrived in America in 1856
  • Ludwig Kloos, who came to Philadelphia in 1862
  • Alois Kloos, who settled in New York, NY in 1866
  • Jakob Kloos, who landed in America in 1869

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kloos (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kloos (post 1700)



  • Clifford S. Kloos, American Republican politician, Chair of Essex County Republican Party, 1955

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Kloos Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Kloos Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kloos 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 11:09.

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