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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.
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.
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.
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.
Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Koelling Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Koelling Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Koelling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Koelling Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
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.
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