Criss History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Criss family

The surname Criss was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Criss family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Criss research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1491, 1773, 1554 and 1613 are included under the topic Early Criss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Criss Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Christman, Christmann, Cristman, Cristmann and many more.

Early Notables of the Criss family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Criss Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Criss migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Criss Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • T.B. Criss, aged 30, who immigrated to the United States, in 1893
  • Thomas Criss, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1894
  • F.B. Criss, aged 31, who landed in America, in 1894
Criss Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Mildred Criss, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Joe Criss, aged 43, who immigrated to the United States, in 1917
  • John Criss, aged 44, who settled in America from Liverpool, England, in 1917
  • Thomas J. Criss, aged 41, who settled in America, in 1919
  • Willian Criss, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Criss (post 1700) +

  • Dr. C. C. Criss, President of Mutual of Omaha (1932 to 1949)
  • Andrew Criss (b. 1969), American artist
  • Nancy Criss, American Science Fiction Genre Award winning producer, director and actor
  • Charles Washington Criss Jr. (b. 1948), former American professional basketball player
  • Francis Hyman Criss (1901-1973), American painter
  • William "Sonny" Criss (1927-1977), American jazz musician
  • Peter Criss (b. 1945), born George Peter John Criscuola, American drummer and singer, best known as the original drummer for the rock band Kiss
  • Crissy Criss (b. 1987), British DJ, producer and presenter, part of the BBC Radio networks BBC Radio 1Xtra
  • Dode Criss (1885-1955), former right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher


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