Kolesar History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The ancient and distinguished surname Kolesar 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.
Early Origins of the Kolesar family
The surname Kolesar 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.
Early History of the Kolesar family
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Kolesar 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.
Early Notables of the Kolesar family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kolesar family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans Georg Kohler, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1733; Nicholaus Koehler, who settled in Missouri in 1849; Lewis Koehler, who arrived in Indiana in 1852.
Contemporary Notables of the name Kolesar (post 1700) +
- John Kolesar, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004 
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