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Kolb Early Origins



The surname Kolb was first found in Prussia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Kolbe became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Kolb Spelling Variations


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Kolb Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kolbe, Koelbe, Kolb, Colb, Colbe, Gollbe, Golbe and others.

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Kolb Early History


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Kolb Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kolb research. Another 230 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1786 and 1818 are included under the topic Early Kolb History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kolb Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kolb Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kolb 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:

Kolb Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henry Kolb transhipped from England in 1709, arriving with his wife and three children
  • Conrad Kolb, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1729
  • Dielman Kolb, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729
  • Hans Casper Kolb, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729
  • Leonhart Kolb, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1730
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kolb Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christ Kolb, who arrived in America in 1807
  • Nicolaus Kolb, who arrived in North America in 1838
  • Anna Maria Kolb, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1845
  • Joseph Kolb, who landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Johann Kolb, who arrived in New York in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kolb Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Phillip Kolb, who arrived in Arkansas in 1902

Kolb Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Kolb, who arrived in Canada in 1831

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kolb (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kolb (post 1700)



  • Edward William "Eddie" Kolb (1880-1949), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Carol Kolb, American comedy writer
  • Michael J. Kolb, American anthropologist
  • Lawrence C. Kolb (1911-2006), American psychiatrist
  • Chris Kolb, American politician from Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Brandon Charles Kolb (b. 1973), former American right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball
  • Gary Alan Kolb (b. 1940), retired American professional baseball player
  • Jon Kolb (b. 1947), former American offensive lineman
  • David Kolb (b. 1939), well-known American philosopher
  • Barbara Kolb (b. 1939), American composer
  • ... (Another 24 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Kolb


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Suggested Readings for the name Kolb



  • The Ancestry & Descendants of John Coward by Kyser Cowart Ptomey.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. 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. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
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    The Kolb Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kolb 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 January 2016 at 12:40.

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