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Knechtel Early Origins



The surname Knechtel was first found in Austria where they held a family seat. The family name emerged in the region lending their influence to the development from early tribal conflicts to a nation which would eventually become an integral part of the Habsburg Empire.

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Knechtel Spelling Variations


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Knechtel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Knecht, Knechtel, Knechtli, Knechtges, Knechte and many more.

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Knechtel Early History


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Knechtel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Knechtel research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1752 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Knechtel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Knechtel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Knechtel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Knechtel 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 or some of its variants were: Michael Knecht, who emigrated to London, England, in 1709 with his wife and four daughters; Johan Jacob Knecht, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1729; Georg Peter Knecht, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1732.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Knechtel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Knechtel (post 1700)



  • Lawrence William "Larry" Knechtel (1940-2009), American keyboard player and bassist [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Lawrence Knechtel. (Retrieved 2011, January 20) Lawrence Knechtel. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Knechtel
  • Wilhelm Knechtel (1837-1924), German gardener and botanist [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Wilhelm Knechtel. (Retrieved 2011, January 20) Wilhelm Knechtel. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelm_Knechtel

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lawrence Knechtel. (Retrieved 2011, January 20) Lawrence Knechtel. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Knechtel
  2. ^ Wilhelm Knechtel. (Retrieved 2011, January 20) Wilhelm Knechtel. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelm_Knechtel

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  3. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
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The Knechtel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Knechtel 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 3 October 2016 at 12:42.

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