Kurth History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Kurth family

The surname Kurth was first found in Switzerland, where the family became noted for its many branches within the region.

Important Dates for the Kurth family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kurth research. Another 246 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1536, 1593, 1597, 1624, 1638, 1717, 1758, 1783, and 1789 are included under the topic Early Kurth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kurth Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kurtz, Kurz, Kurtze, Kurze, Kurts, Kurcz (Bohemia), Kurctz, Kuertz, Kuerz, Kurzer, Kurtzer, Kurrtz and many more.

Early Notables of the Kurth family (pre 1700)

Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kurth Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kurth migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kurth Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Tobias Kurth, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
Kurth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Friederich Kurth, aged 36, who landed in Missouri in 1844 [1]
  • Hermann Kurth, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • Johann Kurth, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • August Kurth, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1871 [1]
  • George Kurth, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1873 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Kurth (post 1700)

  • Ronald James Kurth (b. 1931), American retired rear admiral of the United States Navy, former President of the Naval War College
  • John H. Kurth, American brewer and founder of the Kurth Brewery, Columbus, Wisconsin in 1859
  • Donald J. Kurth Jr. (b. 1949), American physician, businessowner, educator, and mayor of the City of Rancho Cucamonga
  • Joe Kurth (b. 1914), American tailback for the Green Bay Packers
  • Wally Kurth (b. 1958), American singer and television performer, best known for his work on the soap opera General Hospital
  • Rob Kurth, American punk rock drummer
  • Joe Kurth (1907-1987), American NFL football tackle for the Green Bay Packers
  • James Kurth, American Claude Smith Professor of Political Science at Swarthmore College, United States
  • Don Kurth, American politician, Mayor of City of Rancho Cucamonga, California
  • Andrea Kurth (b. 1957), German gold medalist rower at the 1976 Summer Olympics
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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