Wendel Klein

about 1680–
Altenkirchen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

The Life of Wendel

When Wendel Klein was born about 1680, in Altenkirchen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, his father, Johan Niclaus Klein, was 40 and his mother, Johanna Catharina Joubert, was 42.

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Family Time Line

Johan Niclaus Klein
1640–1709
Johanna Catharina Joubert
1638–1721
Johannes Klein
1660–
Jacob Klein
1665–
Barbara Klein
1675–
Wendel Klein
1680–
Elizabeth Catherina Klein
1674–1716

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Name Meaning

German, Dutch (also de Klein(e)) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German, Dutch, German klein ‘small’, or Yiddish kleyn. This was a nickname for a person of small stature, but is also often found as a distinguishing name for a junior male, usually a son, in names such as Kleinhans and Kleinpeter . This name is common and widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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