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Kass Early Origins



The surname Kass was first found in Thuringia, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions.

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Kass Spelling Variations


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Kass Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kassan, Kasan, Kassann, Kassane, Kassanes, Kassans, Kasans, Kasanes, Kaassan, Kaasanzi, Cassan, Gassan and many more.

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Kass Early History


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Kass Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kass research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 179 and 1792 are included under the topic Early Kass History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kass Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kass Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kass 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 were:

Kass Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Catharina Kass, who settled in New York in 1710
  • Georg Kass, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • George Kass, who landed in New York in 1759
  • Frederick Kass, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1767

Kass Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Marlin Kass, aged 36, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1834

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kass (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kass (post 1700)



  • Jerome Allan Kass (1937-2015), American Emmy and Tony Award nominated screenwriter and author, best known for the Queen of the Stardust Ballroom in 1975 and Ballroom in 1978

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Kass Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
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    The Kass Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kass 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 2 November 2015 at 10:00.

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