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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.

Klym Early Origins




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Klym Spelling Variations


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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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Klym (post 1700)


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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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Klym Family Crest Products


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Klym Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Klym Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Klym 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 29 June 2017 at 07:12.

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