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The ancient and distinguished surname Koller 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.

Koller Early Origins



The surname Koller 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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Koller Spelling Variations


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Koller 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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Koller Early History


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Koller Early History



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

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Koller Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Koller Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Koller Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Martin Koller, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Simon Koller, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Hans Jurick Koller, aged 23, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Hans Michel Koller, aged 2, landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Hans Koller, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1735
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Koller Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jakob Koller, who landed in Ohio in 1832
  • Bernh Koller, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1834
  • Christoph Koller, who landed in Texas in 1846
  • B Koller, who landed in New York in 1850
  • John Koller, who landed in Texas in 1850-1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Koller Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Erwin Koller, who arrived in Arkansas in 1906

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Contemporary Notables of the name Koller (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Koller (post 1700)



  • Sandy Koller, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2008
  • Nancy Koller, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004
  • Earl Koller, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1960
  • Al J. Koller, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2008
  • Daphne Koller, American computer scientist
  • Pius Charles Koller (b. 1904), British Professor Emeritus University of London (professor of cytogenetics)
  • Carl Koller (1857-1944), Austrian ophthalmologist
  • Hans Koller (1921-2003), Austrian Jazz musician and painter
  • Dagmar Koller (b. 1939), Austrian actress and singer
  • Arnold Koller (b. 1933), Swiss politician
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. 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).
    11. ...

    The Koller Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Koller 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 5 June 2016 at 03:08.

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