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The origin of the proud surname Krauser can be traced to the historic kingdom of Bohemia, which today encompasses the Czech republi c. The name is derived from the Upper German word "Kraus," meaning "curly."

Krauser Early Origins



The surname Krauser was first found in Bohemia, where the name 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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Krauser Spelling Variations


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Krauser Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Krauss, Krausse, Kraus, Krause, Krausser, Krauser, Crauss, Crausse, Craus and many more.

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Krauser Early History


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Krauser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krauser research. Another 367 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1710, 1792, 1792, 1861, 1855, 1671, 1787, 1816, 1655, 1719, 1737, 1806, 1756, 1792, 1781 and 1832 are included under the topic Early Krauser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Krauser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Krauser Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this early period, notable bearers of the name Krauser included Johann Ulrich Kraus (1655-1719), an early German illustrator, engraver and publisher in Augsburg; Georg Melchior Kraus (1737-1806), who was a painter and...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Krauser 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:

Krauser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Martin Krauser, who arrived in North America in 1837
  • Oskar Von Krauser, who landed in Chile in 1879

Krauser Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Aloisius Krauser, aged 36, who settled in America, in 1904
  • Cecilia Krauser, aged 2, who emigrated to the United States, in 1904
  • Hersch Krauser, aged 18, who emigrated to America from Howslow, in 1906
  • Georg Krauser, aged 28, who landed in America from Gilad, Hungary, in 1907
  • Alice Krauser, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909

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Contemporary Notables of the name Krauser (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Krauser (post 1700)



  • Arthur D. Krauser, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964
  • Peter B. Krauser (b. 1947), Chief Judge on the Court of Special Appeals for the state of Maryland
  • Carlos Isaac Krauser (b. 1981), United States Virgin Islands professional basketball player
  • Erlend Krauser (b. 1958), Romanian-born German new age guitarist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Krauser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Krauser 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 6 October 2015 at 11:21.

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