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Klym History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Klym surname is derived from the given names Klimas and Klemens. These names are derived from the Latin personal name Clemens, which means mild or merciful. This name achieved popularity due to the fact that it was borne by an early saint who was a disciple of St. Paul.

Early Origins of the Klym family



Klym Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Klimakiw, Kliman, Klimko, Klimovich, Klimash, Klimas, Klimasko, Klimasenko, Klimenkowsky, Klimchak, Klimchuk, Klimczuk, Klimuk, Klemas, Klemchuk, Klimczak, Klimchenko, Klimiuk, Klym, Klyma, Klymak, Klymakiw, Klymovich, Klymash, Klmasz, Klymas, Klymach, Klymacko, Klymasko, Klymashko, Klymasenko, Klymenkowsky, Klymchenko, Klymenko, Klymkiw, Klymiuk and many more.

Migration of the Klym family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Klym Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Nykyfor Klym, who arrived in Quebec in 1897
  • Akym Klym, who landed in Canada in 1898
  • Jos Klym, who arrived in Canada in 1899
  • Joseph Klym, who landed in Canada in 1899
  • Semko Klym, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1899

Contemporary Notables of the name Klym (post 1700)


  • Fred Theodore Klym (1907-1988), Canadian politician, member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1959 to 1969, son of Fred Klym and Maria Molinski, immigrants from the Ukraine in 1907

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