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Kresse Early Origins



The surname Kresse was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area, included Austria and Hesse. 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.

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Kresse Spelling Variations


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Kresse Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kress, Kressberg, Kressel, Kressen, Kresser, Kres and many more.

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Kresse Early History


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Kresse Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kresse research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1530 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Kresse History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kresse Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kresse Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kresse Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kresse Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • H J Kresse, who arrived in Arkansas in 1906

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Kresse Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
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    The Kresse Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kresse 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 28 November 2016 at 13:09.

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