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The origin of the proud surname Krausse 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."

Krausse Early Origins



The surname Krausse 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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Krausse Spelling Variations


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Krausse 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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Krausse Early History


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Krausse Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krausse 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 Krausse History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Krausse Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Krausse Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this early period, notable bearers of the name Krausse 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 Krausse 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:

Krausse Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johann Friedrich Krausse, who arrived in America in 1854
  • Marie Dorothea Krausse, who landed in America in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Krausse (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Krausse (post 1700)



  • Henry G. Krausse, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Matamoros, 1924, 1929-38; San Luis Potosi, 1926
  • Alfred Krausse, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Zittau, 1897

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Krausse Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Krausse Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Krausse 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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