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The ancient and distinguished surname Koelling is of German origin. The name is derived from the Alemmanic word "Kohler," meaning "charcoal burner," and was most likely originally borne by a practitioner of this occupation.

Koelling Early Origins



The surname Koelling was first found in Saxony, where the family rose to prominence early in the mediaeval era. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of what would become the German nation.

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Koelling Spelling Variations


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Koelling Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kohler, Koehler, Koler, Kolar, Koller, Kollar, Koeler, Koelar, Koelle, Koeller, Koellar, Koellner, Koelner, Coler, Cohler, Coeler and many more.

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Koelling Early History


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Koelling Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Koelling research. Another 237 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1569, 1719, 1602, 1658 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Koelling History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Koelling Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Koelling Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Koelling 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:

Koelling Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Koelling, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1793

Koelling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A. Koelling, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Dora Koelling, aged 10, who emigrated to America, in 1894
  • Etta Koelling, aged 39, who landed in America, in 1894
  • George Koelling, aged 4, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • Lena Koelling, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1894

Koelling Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mrs Karl Koelling, who settled in America, in 1905
  • Mrs. George Koelling, aged 54, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Wilhelm Koelling, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Menninghuessen, Germany, in 1923

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
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    The Koelling Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Koelling 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 8 July 2013 at 14:21.

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