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Kouns Early Origins



The surname Kouns was first found in Bohemia and Silesia, where the name was an integral part of the feudal society which would shape modern European history. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Cuntz der Kuentzel of Kempten (West of Frankfurt) who lived around 1382, and Cuncze von Cracow who lived in Liegnitz, Silesia in 1388.

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Kouns Early History


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Kouns Early History



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Kouns Spelling Variations


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Kouns Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kunze, Kunz, Kunzel, Kuenz, Kuenze, Kuenzel, Cuntz, Kuntz, Kuntze, Kuntzel, Kuentz, Kunts, Kundt, Kuent, Kunth, Kunt, Kuhnt, Kuehnt, Kuntse, Kuntsel, Kunstler, Kuents, Kuentse, Cuncze and many more.

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Kouns Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kouns Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kouns Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charles W. Kouns, aged 57, who arrived in New York in 1912 aboard the ship "Lusitania" from Liverpool, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJY2-Y28 : 6 December 2014), Charles W. Kouns, 15 Mar 1912; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Lusitania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Nellie Kouns, aged 29, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Carmania" from Liverpool, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J678-3Z9 : 6 December 2014), Nellie Kouns, 08 Nov 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Carmania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Sara Kouns, aged 26, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Carmania" from Liverpool, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J678-3ZS : 6 December 2014), Sara Kouns, 08 Nov 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Carmania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kouns (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kouns (post 1700)



  • Ike Kouns, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1972 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jake Kouns, American co-founder and President of the Open Security Foundation

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