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The Kratzer surname was originally an occupational name for someone who carded wool, or performed a similar occupation.

Kratzer Early Origins



The surname Kratzer was first found in Bavaria, where the name Kratzer 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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Kratzer Spelling Variations


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Kratzer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kratz, Kratzer, Kratsch, Kratzen, Kratzenberg, Cratz, Cratze, Cratzen, Cratzer, Cratzern, Cratzenmann and many more.

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Kratzer Early History


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Kratzer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kratzer research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1419, 1668, 1721, 1654, 1663, 1487 and 1550 are included under the topic Early Kratzer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kratzer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kratzer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kratzer 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:

Kratzer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Kratzer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1736
  • John Philip Kratzer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Leonard Kratzer, who arrived in New York in 1773

Kratzer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Heinrich Kratzer, who landed in Texas in 1846
  • M Kratzer, aged 32, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Emilie Kratzer, who emigrated to America, in 1893

Kratzer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Franc Kratzer, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Ringshaw, in 1904
  • Christian Kratzer, aged 14, who emigrated to the United States from Weilheim, Germany, in 1906
  • Heinrich Fried. Kratzer, aged 7, who landed in America from Mainz, Germany, in 1907
  • Georg Kratzer, aged 45, who settled in America from Nurnberg, Germany, in 1909
  • Adile Kratzer, aged 16, who landed in America from Audincourt, France, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kratzer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kratzer (post 1700)



  • Guy M. Kratzer, American Republican politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 16th District, 1983-86
  • Duane E. Kratzer Jr., American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 2000
  • Dan Kratzer, American college football coach
  • Angelika Kratzer, American semanticist, professor of linguistics at the University of Massachusetts
  • Nicholas Kratzer (1487-1550), German mathematician, astronomer, horologist
  • B. Adolf Kratzer (1893-1983), German theoretical physicist who created the Kratzer potential, a central force in molecular physics
  • Evi Kratzer (b. 1961), Swiss bronze medalist cross country skier at the 1987 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    11. ...

    The Kratzer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kratzer 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 1 December 2015 at 14:04.

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