Kuhlmann History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Like many surnames, the name Kuhlmann 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 Kuhlmann family

The surname Kuhlmann was first found in Germany, where the name Kuhlmann 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 Kuhlmann 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.

Important Dates for the Kuhlmann family

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

Kuhlmann Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Kuhlmann family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Kuhlmann Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kuhlmann migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kuhlmann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Georg Kuhlmann, who landed in New York, NY in 1710 [1]
  • Joh Burchardt Kuhlmann, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764 [1]
Kuhlmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Christoph Kuhlmann, who arrived in America in 1832 [1]
  • A M Elsabein Kuhlmann, who arrived in Missouri in 1833 [1]
  • A Marg Kuhlmann, who landed in Missouri in 1833 [1]
  • Martin Kuhlmann, who arrived in America in 1834 [1]
  • Joh Jos Kuhlmann, who landed in America in 1841 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Kuhlmann (post 1700)

  • Hank Kuhlmann, American football coach
  • Rosemary Kuhlmann (b. 1922), American operatic mezzo-soprano and Broadway musical actress
  • Richard von Kühlmann (1873-1948), German diplomat and industrialist
  • Quirinus Kuhlmann (1651-1689), German Baroque poet and mystic
  • Mark Kuhlmann (b. 1969), retired German international rugby union player
  • Herbert Kuhlmann (1915-1985), Obersturmbannfuhrer (Lieutenant Colonel) in the German Waffen-SS
  • Richard von Kühlmann (1873-1948), German diplomat
  • Keith Kuhlmann, former Australian rules footballer
  • Moysés Kuhlmann (1906-1972), Brazilian born botanist
  • João Geraldo Kuhlmann (1882-1958), Brazilian botanist
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  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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