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Koon Early Origins



The surname Koon was first found in Bohemia and Silesia, where the name was an integral part of the feudal society which would shape modern European history. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Cuntz der Kuentzel of Kempten (West of Frankfurt) who lived around 1382, and Cuncze von Cracow who lived in Liegnitz, Silesia in 1388.

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Koon Spelling Variations


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Koon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kunze, Kunz, Kunzel, Kuenz, Kuenze, Kuenzel, Cuntz, Kuntz, Kuntze, Kuntzel, Kuentz, Kunts, Kundt, Kuent, Kunth, Kunt, Kuhnt, Kuehnt, Kuntse, Kuntsel, Kunstler, Kuents, Kuentse, Cuncze and many more.

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Koon Early History


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Koon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Koon research. Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1701, 1767, 1792, 1839 and 1894 are included under the topic Early Koon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Koon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Koon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Koon 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:

Koon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Abraham Koon, aged 50, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Anna Crete Koon, aged 11, landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Cathrina Koon, aged 24, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Eve Koon, aged 59, landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Frederick Koon, aged 22, landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Koon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • F Koon, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Koon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Koon (post 1700)



  • Larry Koon, well known American published author,and antiques newspaper columnist
  • Robert Koon, American professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas
  • Darrell John Koon (b. 1924), American painter
  • David R. Koon (b. 1947), American Democratic politician
  • Jeffrey "Jeff" Koon (b. 1955), American artist
  • Thomas Walter Koon (b. 1870), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Cumberland, Maryland, 1914-32, 1936-39; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1936
  • Thomas M. Koon, American Republican politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912
  • Mark L. Koon, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Auburn, New York, 1916
  • Ezra L. Koon, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884
  • David Koon, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly 135th District, 1996-
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Koon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Koon 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 12 January 2016 at 12:57.

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