The distinguished surname Krauze 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 Krauze is a nickname surname, which belongs to the category of hereditary surnames. The surname Krauze comes from the German word kraus, which means curly. As a nickname, this surname was given to a person who had curly hair.