, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. Chronicles first mention Conrad Kluger of Prague in 1320, and Mertin Kluge of Habelschwerdt in 1397.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Klug, who came to England
and/or America in 1709 at the age of 37 with his wife and child. Nicklas Kluge arrived in Philadelphia in 1738; while August Kluge came to Canada in 1783. Wilhelm Kluge arrived in Texas in 1852.