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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.

Kuhlmann Early Origins



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.

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Kuhlmann Spelling Variations


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Kuhlmann Spelling Variations



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

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Kuhlmann Early History


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Kuhlmann Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kuhlmann research. Another 133 words (10 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.

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Kuhlmann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kuhlmann Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kuhlmann 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:

Kuhlmann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Georg Kuhlmann, who landed in New York, NY in 1710
  • Joh Burchardt Kuhlmann, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764

Kuhlmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christoph Kuhlmann, who arrived in America in 1832
  • A M Elsabein Kuhlmann, who arrived in Missouri in 1833
  • A Marg Kuhlmann, who landed in Missouri in 1833
  • Martin Kuhlmann, who arrived in America in 1834
  • Joh Jos Kuhlmann, who landed in America in 1841
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kuhlmann (post 1700)


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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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Kuhlmann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kuhlmann 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.

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