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The origin of the proud surname Krausur 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."

Krausur Early Origins



The surname Krausur 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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Krausur Spelling Variations


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Krausur 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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Krausur Early History


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Krausur Early History



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

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Krausur Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Krausur Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this early period, notable bearers of the name Krausur 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 Krausur 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 or some of its variants were: John Michael Kraus and John Georg Kraus, both of whom emigrated to England and/or America in 1709. They were followed by Jacob Kraus, who came in 1720.

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