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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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Kreuzer Family Crest Products


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Kreuzer Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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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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