Krausse History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

Early Origins of the Krausse family

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.

Early History of the Krausse family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krausse research. Another 184 words (13 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.

Krausse Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Krausse family (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...
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United States Krausse migration to the United States +

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 [1]
  • Marie Dorothea Krausse, who landed in America in 1854 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Krausse (post 1700) +

  • Lewis Bernard Krausse Jr. (1943-2021), American baseball pitcher who played 12 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB)
  • Henry G. Krausse, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Matamoros, 1924, 1929-38; San Luis Potosi, 1926 [2]
  • Alfred Krausse, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Zittau, 1897 [2]

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from on Facebook