Show ContentsAusmus History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished German surname Ausmus is derived from the Greek term "erasmos," meaning "loved," and was initially used as a personal name. It was most likely originally borne as a surname by the son of someone named Ausmus or a variation of it.

Early Origins of the Ausmus family

The surname Ausmus was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name was first seated in Frankfort from about the 14th century, and would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Early History of the Ausmus family

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Ausmus Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rasmusson, Rasmus, Asmus, Eras, Rasem, Asam, Asum, Rassmann, Assmann, Raes, Raskin, Rasmussen, Asmussen, Asmusson, Erasmi, Erasmus, Ausmus, Assman and many more.

Early Notables of the Ausmus family (pre 1700)

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United States Ausmus migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ausmus Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Johann Ausmus, who settled in Illinois in 1800

Contemporary Notables of the name Ausmus (post 1700) +

  • Bradley David "Brad" Ausmus (b. 1969), former American All Star catcher in Major League baseball
  • Carl E Ausmus (b. 1910), American physician
  • R. R. Ausmus, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Paris, Texas, 1934 [1]

  1. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from on Facebook