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Kross Early Origins



The surname Kross 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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Kross Spelling Variations


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Kross Spelling Variations



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

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Kross Early History


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Kross Early History



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

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Kross Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kross Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kross 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:

Kross Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ges Kross, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kross (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kross (post 1700)



  • Anna M. Kross, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924

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Kross Family Crest Products


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Kross Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Kross Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kross 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 11:49.

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