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The ancient and distinguished surname Koll 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.

Koll Early Origins



The surname Koll 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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Koll Spelling Variations


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Koll 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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Koll Early History


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Koll Early History



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

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Koll Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Koll Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Koll Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Frans Koll, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Abraham Koll, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • George Mich'l Koll, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1761
  • Gottlieb Koll, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1763
  • John H Koll, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1798

Koll Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Philip Koll, who arrived in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1823
  • Christian Koll, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • F W Koll, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Joseph Koll, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1856
  • Peter Koll, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1876

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Contemporary Notables of the name Koll (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Koll (post 1700)



  • Bill Koll (1923-2003), American wrestler at Iowa State Teachers College
  • Lisa Koll (b. 1987), American distance runner and four time NCAA Division One Champion
  • F. W. Koll, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 5th District, 1854-55
  • Claudia Koll (b. 1965), Italian actress
  • Manuel Koll (b. 1987), Austrian national champion figure skater (2007 and 2008)

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Koll Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    11. ...

    The Koll Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Koll 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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