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The distinguished surname Krausz is a proud symbol of a Jewish culture, which is found in many places world-wide. In the Middle Ages, it became necessary to adopt surnames, since people were moving closer together, and it was becoming difficult to distinguish between people with the same names. The surname Krausz is a nickname surname, which belongs to the category of hereditary surnames. The surname Krausz comes from the German word kraus, which means curly. As a nickname, this surname was given to a person who had curly hair.

Krausz Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Krausz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elisabetha Krausz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Simon Krausz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Christina Krausz, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1758

Krausz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gottlieb Krausz, aged 26, landed in New York, NY in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Krausz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Krausz (post 1700)



  • Michael Krausz (b. 1942), Swiss-born, American philosopher, co-founder and former Chair of the fourteen-institution Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium
  • Daniel W. Krausz, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000
  • Adrienne Krausz (b. 1967), Hungarian pianist, winner of the 1989 Cincinnati World Competition
  • Peter Krausz (b. 1946), Romanian-born Canadian artist
  • Robert Krausz (1936-2002), Hungarian-born, Israeli commodities and futures trader
  • Ferenc Krausz (b. 1962), Hungarian- Austrian physicist who generated and measured the first attosecond light pulse
  • Nikolett Krausz (b. 1981), Hungarian artistic gymnast at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Krausz Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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    The Krausz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Krausz 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 9 November 2015 at 07:22.

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