Kugel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Kugel family

The surname Kugel was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. The family name was conferred with nobility in 1594.

Early History of the Kugel family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kugel research. Another 65 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kugel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kugel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kugler, Koogler, Kuglar, Kuglear, Koockler, Kookler and many more.

Early Notables of the Kugel family (pre 1700)

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United States Kugel migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kugel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johannes Kugel, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710 [1]
  • Jacob Kugel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Michael Kugel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • Jean Kugel, aged 22, who landed in Louisiana in 1797 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Kugel (post 1700) +

  • James L. Kugel (b. 1945), American-born, chair of the Institute for the History of the Jewish Bible at Bar Ilan University in Israel
  • Allison Kugel (b. 1974), American journalist, editor, and entrepreneur
  • François Kugel, French contemporary amateur astronomer, eponym of 120375 Kugel, a main-belt minor planet
  • Michael Kugel (b. 1946), Russian viola player and composer

  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)

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