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Kracker Early Origins



The surname Kracker was first found in Bavaria, where the name Kracker was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Kracker Spelling Variations


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Kracker Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kracker, Krackers, Krocker, Krock, Krackeres, Krackerr, Kraccker, Krackker, Krackeer, Kraacker, Kraackers, Kraackeres, Krackerrs, Cracker and many more.

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Kracker Early History


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Kracker Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kracker research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 166 and 1668 are included under the topic Early Kracker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kracker Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kracker Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kracker 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:

Kracker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Philip Kracker, who was naturalized in Allegany Co. Maryland in 1843
  • Rosine Kracker, who arrived in New York, NY in 1853

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kracker (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kracker (post 1700)



  • Uncle Kracker (b. 1974), stage name of Matthew Shafer, an American musician, singer, lyricist, rapper and guitarist
  • Johann Lucas Kracker (1717-1779), Austrian-Czech painter of the late Baroque period

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Kracker Family Crest Products


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Kracker Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
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    The Kracker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kracker 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 4 April 2016 at 07:35.

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