Re: Surname Klipsch
- 445 surnames Klipsch are listed in the rootsweb.com gedcom files, many
from Germany in the 17th and 18th c.
Expect there are many hundreds of surnames Klipsch living in
The Donauschwaben refers to large-scale migration of individuals and
families from German-speaking states to the areas of the former
Austro-Hungarian Empire reconquered from the Ottoman Empire during
during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.
Many if not all of these migrants emigrated out of the areas of the
ancient Suebi (Swabian) and Alemannic regions centered around
Stuttgart and encompassing portions of modern Baden-Württemberg,
Alsace,Lorraine, and Switzerland. Others hailed from Austria, other
places in the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Rhineland-Palatinate.
These migrants often set out from the cities of Ulm or Günzburg
traveling along the Danube River or on it via the famous "Ulmer
Schachtel" (Ulm Crates or barges)