Kollman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The ancient and distinguished surname Kollman 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 Kollman family

The surname Kollman 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 Kollman family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kollman research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1569, 1719, 1602, 1658, 1719 and 1800 are included under the topic Early Kollman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kollman 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 Kollman family (pre 1700)

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United States Kollman migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kollman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Henry Kollman, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Kollman (post 1700) +

  • Peter Andrew Kollman (1944-2001), American professor of chemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry at the University of California
  • William Kollman, American politician, Village President of Orland Park, Illinois, 1935-38 [2]
  • August Frederich Christoph Kollman (1756-1829), German organist and composer from Hanover
  • Petr Kollman, Czech professional ice hockey player

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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