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

Kreuzer Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kreuzer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Kreuzer, who landed in America in 1783

Kreuzer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Daniel Kreuzer, who arrived in North America in 1848
  • Anna Kreuzer, who landed in Buffalo, NY in 1854
  • Ursula Kreuzer, who arrived in America in 1856
  • Heinrich Leopold Kreuzer, who arrived in St Louis, Missouri in 1856
  • Barbara Kreuzer, who landed in Buffalo, NY in 1857
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kreuzer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kreuzer (post 1700)



  • Thomas J. Kreuzer, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1916

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Kreuzer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kreuzer 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 11:30.

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