Klinkner Family History
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Klinkner Name Meaning
variant of Klingner, an occupational name for a blade maker or swordsmith, from Middle High German klinge ‘metal blade’, ‘sword’ + -er agent suffix. Alternatively it may be a habitational name from places named Klingen in Bavaria, the Palatinate, and elsewhere, or from Klingnau in the northern Swiss canton of Aargau.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press