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Kluge Early Origins



The surname Kluge 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.

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Kluge Spelling Variations


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Kluge Spelling Variations



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

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Kluge Early History


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Kluge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kluge research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1797, 1703, 1779 and 1726 are included under the topic Early Kluge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kluge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kluge Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kluge 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:

Kluge Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nicklas Kluge arrived in Philadelphia in 1738
  • Carl Kluge, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • August Kluge, who landed in America in 1783

Kluge Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Eduard Kluge, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Wilhelm Kluge arrived in Texas in 1852
  • William Kluge, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860
  • Marie Kluge, aged 5, arrived in New York, NY in 1893

Kluge Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • August Kluge came to Canada in 1783

Kluge Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Kluge, a carpenter, arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Alfred"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kluge (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kluge (post 1700)



  • Edward C. Kluge, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Erie County 4th District, 1929
  • P F Kluge, German-American author
  • Alexander Kluge (b. 1932), German writer, director, and actor
  • Friedrich Kluge (1856-1926), German, best known for the Kluge etymological dictionary of the German language
  • Walter Kluge, German luge athlete
  • Peer Kluge, German footballer
  • H Jürgen Kluge, German physicist
  • Günther “Hans” von Kluge (1882-1944), German military leader
  • Kurt Kluge (1886-1940), professor of bronze sculpture in Berlin who wrote very successful novels in the 1930s

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
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    The Kluge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kluge 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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