Last name: KOLB

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KOLB : This last name is indexed 189,886 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

KOLB : German: nickname from Middle High German kolbe ‘mace’ or ‘cudgel’ which was both a weapon and part of an official's insignia in some cases the insignia of a jester; or a topographic or habitational name referring to a house named with this word. In Silesia the term denoted a shock of hair or a shorn head. Compare Kulp.

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