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The roots of the distinguished German surname Klunder lie in the province of Hessen. The name is derived from the Middle High German word "glunkern" or "klunkern," meaning "swinging and dangling of a bell," and refers to "a shuffling, slouching, and sluggish person."

Early Origins of the Klunder family


The surname Klunder was first found in Hessen, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the 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. The first recorded bearer of the surname Klunder was Heinrich Glungg, who lived in Villingen in 1320.

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Early History of the Klunder family

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Early History of the Klunder family


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Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1320, 1410, 1404, 1460, 1645 and 1737 are included under the topic Early Klunder History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Klunder Spelling Variations

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Klunder Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Klunke, Klencke, Klenck, Klenka, Klenge, Glunk, Gluncke, Glungg, Glenck, Claunck, Claunch and many more.

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Early Notables of the Klunder family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Klunder family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Klunder family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Klunder family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Klunder Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Chrph Klunder, aged 50, who arrived in America in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Klunder (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Klunder (post 1700)


  • Rear Admiral Matthew Klunder, 83rd Commandant of Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy
  • Jacob Klunder, American politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1934 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harold Klunder (b. 1943), Canadian painter

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Historic Events for the Klunder family

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Historic Events for the Klunder family



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  • Karl Klünder (1915-1941), German Bootsmaat who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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  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
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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