× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016


The origin of the proud surname Kraut 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."

Kraut Early Origins



The surname Kraut 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.

Close

Kraut Spelling Variations


Expand

Kraut Spelling Variations



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

Close

Kraut Early History


Expand

Kraut Early History



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

Close

Kraut Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Kraut Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this early period, notable bearers of the name Kraut 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 Kraut Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kraut Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jerg Kraut, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1744
  • Jacob Adam Kraut, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Christian Kraut, who landed in America in 1749
  • Peter Kraut, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749

Kraut Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Martin Kraut, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838
  • Fr Kraut, who landed in Texas in 1846
  • Fredrick Kraut, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1851
  • John Kraut, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1851
  • Johannes Kraut, who landed in New York, NY in 1852
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Kraut (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Kraut (post 1700)



  • Sidney Kraut, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 21st District, 1942
  • Ralph J. Kraut, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1972

Close

Kraut Family Crest Products


Expand

Kraut Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

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

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest