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Where did the German Crupe family come from? What is the German Crupe family crest and coat of arms? When did the Crupe family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Crupe family history?
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First found in Hamburg, where the family gained a significant reputation for its contributions to the emerging mediaeval society. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Heyno Crup (Crupe) of Hamburg (c.1265). Hamburg, first mentioned in 800 A.D., was no larger than a village in Pre-Christian times, but soon expanded to be Germany's oldest and largest seaport, "das Tor zur Welt," the gateway to the world. It received its charter in 1189 from Emperor Frederick Barbarossa, making its harbor over 800 years old. Hamburg became a member of the Hanseatic league in the 13th century, Europe's most powerful trading organization, and members of the family flocked to this commercial center to capitalize on their interests during its expansion.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crupe research. Another 98 words(7 lines of text) covering the years 1812, 1848, 1854, 1886, and 1887 are included under the topic Early Crupe History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 81 words(6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Crupe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Benjamin Krupp migrated to Canada in 1830; Georg Krupp arrived in New York in 1849; Johann Heinrich August Kruppe settled in America in 1854; Johann Kruper-Hohle settled in Texas in 1854 with his wife Rosina and son Johann.
The Crupe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crupe Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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