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Early Origins of the Critz family

The surname Critz was first found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Critz family

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Critz Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Critzer, Crits, Critser, Creytz and others.

Early Notables of the Critz family

Prominent bearers of the family name Critz at this time were

  • the Critzer family of Saxony

United States Critz migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Critz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Philip Critz, who settled in Philadelphia in 1741
  • Philip Critz, aged 26, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1741 [1]
  • Davault Critz, who arrived in North Carolina in 1753 [1]
  • David Critz, who landed in North Carolina in 1753 [1]
Critz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Anne Eve Critz, who arrived in America in 1845
  • Joseph Critz, who settled in America in 1847
  • Jacob Critz, who settled in St. Louis in 1876

Canada Critz migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Critz Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • John Critz, who settled in Ontario in 1871

  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) on Facebook