Kuhlman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Like many surnames, the name Kuhlman is taken from a feature of the terrain around the family's dwelling place; Kuhl comes from the Middle Low German word "kule," meaning a "hollow" or "depression." There are also several places in the northern part of Germany with that name.

Early Origins of the Kuhlman family

The surname Kuhlman was first found in Germany, where the name Kuhlman came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status. Like many surnames, the name Kuhlman is taken from a feature of the terrain around the family's dwelling place; Kuhl comes from the Middle Low German word "kule," meaning a "hollow" or "depression." There are also several places in the northern part of Germany with that name.

Early History of the Kuhlman family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kuhlman research. Another 67 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1651 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Kuhlman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kuhlman Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kuhl, Kuhle, Kuhlen, Kuhlemann, Kuhlmann, Kulemann, Kule and many more.

Early Notables of the Kuhlman family (pre 1700)

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United States Kuhlman migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kuhlman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Frederick Kuhlman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764 [1]
  • Francis Kuhlman, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1770
  • Francis Kuhlman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1770 [1]
  • Jacob Kuhlman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1771 [1]
Kuhlman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Bernhard Kuhlman, who settled in Baltimore in 1833
  • John Kuhlman, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838 [1]
  • Ditrich Kuhlman, aged 58, who landed in America from Norwood, in 1892
  • Marie Kuhlman, aged 18, who landed in America, in 1893
Kuhlman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Richard Kuhlman, aged 22, who landed in America from Hoseter, in 1903
  • Carl J. Kuhlman, aged 4, who immigrated to America from Crossmaglen, in 1904
  • Louise Kuhlman, aged 51, who settled in America from Brussels, Belgium, in 1907
  • Magdalena Kuhlman, aged 16, who immigrated to the United States from Brussels, Belgium, in 1907
  • Friedrich Kuhlman, aged 9, who landed in America from Brussels, Belgium, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Kuhlman (post 1700) +

  • Evan Kuhlman, American author of children's novels
  • Adam Kuhlman, American animation director, best known for directing episodes of King of the Hill and Tom and Jerry: The Movie
  • Gustav C. Kuhlman (1859-1915), founder of G. C. Kuhlman Car Company, American manufacturer of streetcars and interurbans
  • Joseph Raymond "Ray" Kuhlman (1919-2003), American pilot and businessman
  • Katheryn Kuhlman (1907-1976), American Christian spiritual healer and miracle-worker
  • Carolina Kuhlman (1778-1866), known by her stage names Carolina Deland and Carolina Abergsson, a Swedish stage actress, the leading lady on the Swedish stage during the Napoleon era


Suggested Readings for the name Kuhlman +

  • 3761 A Chronology of Kilmer by Lawrence Harold Kilmer.

  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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