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Knebel Early Origins



The surname Knebel was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Knebel Spelling Variations


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Knebel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kneubuhl, Knöbel, Kneubel, Knebel, Knobelsdorff, Knobelmann, Knobeler, Knobeln and many more.

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Knebel Early History


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Knebel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Knebel research. Another 174 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1710, 1756, 1850, and 1866 are included under the topic Early Knebel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Knebel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Knebel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Knebel 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:

Knebel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christian Knebel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Hans Knebel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Johann Georg Knebel, who arrived in America in 1773
  • Johannes Knebel, who landed in America in 1773
  • Susanna Knebel, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1787
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Knebel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carl Philipp Knebel, who came to Texas in 1845
  • Martin Knebel, aged 45, landed in Missouri in 1848
  • Heinrich Peter Knebel, aged 26, landed in North America in 1850
  • Franz Adam Knebel, who arrived in Brazil in 1855
  • Georg Knebel, who landed in North America in 1857
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Knebel Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Herman Knebel, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1902

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Contemporary Notables of the name Knebel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Knebel (post 1700)



  • Simon Knebel, American politician, Candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate 8th District, 1910
  • John Albert Knebel (b. 1936), American politician, Secretary of Agriculture, 1976-77
  • August Knebel, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 37th District, 1915-18
  • Fletcher Knebel (1911-1993), American author
  • Maren Knebel, German two-time gold medalist sprint canoer
  • Karl Ludwig von Knebel (1744-1834), German poet and translator
  • Andreas Knebel (b. 1960), East German Olympic silver medalist athlete at the 1980 Summer Olympics
  • John Albert Knebel (b. 1936), United States Secretary of Agriculture 1976–1977

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    11. ...

    The Knebel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Knebel 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 14:39.

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