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Kraps Early Origins



The surname Kraps was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Kraps Spelling Variations


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Kraps Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Krap, Krapp, Krapf, Krappf, Kraap, Kraps, Krapps, Krapes, Krappes, Krapfs, Krapfes, Krappfs and many more.

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Kraps Early History


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Kraps Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kraps research. Another 272 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1769 and 1833 are included under the topic Early Kraps History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kraps Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kraps Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kraps 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:

Kraps Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henry Kraps, who arrived in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Michael Kraps, who landed in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Simon Kraps, who arrived in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1743

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
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    The Kraps Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kraps 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 5 January 2014 at 16:30.

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