Early Origins of the Kounz family
The surname Kounz 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
Early History of the Kounz family
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Kounz 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.
Early Notables of the Kounz family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kounz family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Matheus Kuntz, who arrived in New York City in 1710 along with Johannes Kuntz, Jost Kuntz, and Jacob Kuntz. Jung Michael Kunts settled in Pennsylvania in 1727 with Hans Michael Kunts, while Hans Kuntze settled in Pennsylvania in 1752. Jacob Kunzel settled there in 1732.