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Kritz Early Origins



The surname Kritz was first found in Bavaria, where the name Kritz was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. 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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Kritz Spelling Variations


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Kritz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kreutzburg, Kreutzenburg, Kreutzberg, Kreutzenberg, Kreutzberger, Kreutzenberger, Creutzburg, Creutzberg, Creutzenburg, Creutzenberg and many more.

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Kritz Early History


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Kritz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kritz research. Another 93 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1312, 1330, 1654 and 1663 are included under the topic Early Kritz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kritz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kritz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kritz 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:

Kritz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Kritz, who arrived in Maryland in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Kritz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Chajke Kritz, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Odessa, in 1906
  • Dawid Kritz, aged 17, who landed in America from Austria, in 1911
  • Elias Kritz, aged 20, who emigrated to America from Stanislaw, Poland, in 1920
  • Bella Kritz, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States from Stanislaw, Poland, in 1920
  • Anna Kritz, aged 19, who settled in America from Stanislau, Poland, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kritz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kritz (post 1700)



  • Ori Kritz, American Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma
  • Karl Kritz (1906-1969), Austrian conductor

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Kritz Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  2. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  3. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  9. 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).
  10. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
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The Kritz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kritz 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.

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