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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

  • Mr. Larion Kravetz, Polish Third Class Passenger from Aleksandrów, Poland who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

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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. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. 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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