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The ancient and distinguished surname Kolar 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.

Kolar Early Origins



The surname Kolar 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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Kolar Spelling Variations


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Kolar 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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Kolar Early History


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Kolar Early History



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

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Kolar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kolar Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Kolar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frank Kolar, who arrived in Texas in 1850-1906
  • Frankiffk Kolar, who landed in Texas in 1850-1906
  • John Kolar, who arrived in Texas in 1850-1906
  • Jon Kolar, who landed in Texas in 1850-1906

Kolar Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Josef Kolar, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1911

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kolar (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kolar (post 1700)



  • Steven J. Kolar, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Oakland County 1st District, 1956
  • Matthew Kolar, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 144th District, 2006

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Kolar Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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    The Kolar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kolar 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 9 November 2015 at 11:58.

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