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Crater Early Origins



The surname Crater was first found in Bavaria, where the name Crater was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Crater Spelling Variations


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Crater Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kreutzburg, Kreutzenburg, Kreutzberg, Kreutzenberg, Kreutzberger, Kreutzenberger, Creutzburg, Creutzberg, Creutzenburg, Creutzenberg and many more.

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Crater Early History


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Crater Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crater research. Another 93 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1312, 1330, 1654 and 1663 are included under the topic Early Crater History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crater Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crater Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Crater Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Friedrich Kreutzberg, a Hessian soldier who was in North America in 1776; Karl Adolf Crp Von Creutzburg, who settled in Newfoundland in 1777; Conrad Creutzberg, who was on record in Charles Town, SC in 1782.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crater (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crater (post 1700)



  • Joseph Force Crater (b. 1889), American Democrat politician, Secretary to Robert F. Wagner, 1920-26

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    7. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
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    The Crater Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crater 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.

    This page was last modified on 13 November 2015 at 09:51.

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