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The Kravetz surname was an occupational name derived from the Ukrainian word "kravchik," a diminutive form of the Polish word "krawiec," which mean "tailor." Both of these words are derived from the Old Slavic word "kroit," which meant "to cut."

Kravetz Early Origins




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Kravetz Spelling Variations


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Kravetz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Krovyak, Kravyak, Krovak, Krov, Krovanetsky, Kravchuk, Kravets, Kravchenko, Kravcheniuk, Kravch, Kravchik, Krawchenko, Krawec, Krawetz and many more.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kravetz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Zuzanna Kravetz, aged 3, who emigrated to the United States from Tesztrel, Hungary, in 1907
  • Sose Kravetz, aged 23, who emigrated to America from Gaduthiski, Russia, in 1909
  • Morris Kravetz, aged 32, who emigrated to the United States from Manchester, England, in 1910
  • Reisel Kravetz, aged 40, who landed in America from Belostok, Russia, in 1910
  • Chaim Kravetz, aged 11, who emigrated to America from Belostok, Russia, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Kravetz Historic Events


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Kravetz Historic Events




Empress of Ireland


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Kravetz Family Crest Products


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Kravetz Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    11. ...

    The Kravetz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kravetz 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 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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