Klug History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Klug family

The surname Klug was first found in Austria, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. Chronicles first mention Conrad Kluger of Prague in 1320, and Mertin Kluge of Habelschwerdt in 1397.

Important Dates for the Klug family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Klug research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1797, 1703, 1779 and 1726 are included under the topic Early Klug History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Klug Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kluge, Kluger, Klug, Klugen, Clug, Cluge, Clugen and many more.

Early Notables of the Klug family (pre 1700)

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Klug migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Klug Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Georg Klug, who landed in New Jersey in 1709 [1]
  • Johan Georg Klug, who landed in New York, NY in 1710-1714 [1]
  • Johann Georg Klug, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710 [1]
  • Carl Klug, who landed in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1756 [1]
  • Charles Klug, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Klug Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Wilhelm Christoph Klug, aged 58, who arrived in America in 1839 [1]
  • Karl Friedrich Klug, aged 40, who arrived in America in 1839 [1]
  • Charlotte Friderike Klug, aged 40, who landed in America in 1839 [1]
  • Ernestine Klug, aged 34, who arrived in America in 1839 [1]
  • Johann Friedrich Ferdinand Klug, aged 37, who landed in America in 1839 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Klug (post 1700)

  • Howard Klug, American clarinetist and university professor
  • Alfred "Al" Klug (b. 1920), professional American football offensive lineman
  • Scott L. Klug (b. 1953), Republican member of the United States House of Representatives
  • Karl Klug (b. 1988), American football defensive end
  • Chris Klug (b. 1972), American professional alpine snowboarder
  • Scott L. Klug (b. 1953), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1991-99; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 2004 [2]
  • Annette Klug (b. 1969), German fencer
  • Bernd Klug (1914-1975), German Korvettenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II
  • Johann Christoph Friedrich Klug (1775-1856), German entomologist
  • Bryan Paul Klug (b. 1960), English-born former footballer and coach
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  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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