Klemm Family History
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Klemm Name Meaning
from Middle High German klem ‘narrow’, ‘tight’, ‘scarce’, hence a nickname for a thin or inhibited person, or alternatively a topographic name for someone living in a narrow, precipitous place, from the Middle High German noun form klemme ‘constriction’. short form of the personal name Klemens.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Klemmer, Klamm, Klim, Klemp, Lemm, Klenk, Kimm, Klem, Klehm, Klee