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Kroupa Early Origins



The surname Kroupa was first found in Hamburg, where the family gained a significant reputation for its contributions to the emerging mediaeval society. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Heyno Crup (Crupe) of Hamburg (c.1265). Hamburg, first mentioned in 800 A.D., was no larger than a village in Pre-Christian times, but soon expanded to be Germany's oldest and largest seaport, "das Tor zur Welt," the gateway to the world. It received its charter in 1189 from Emperor Frederick Barbarossa, making its harbor over 800 years old. Hamburg became a member of the Hanseatic league in the 13th century, Europe's most powerful trading organization, and members of the family flocked to this commercial center to capitalize on their interests during its expansion.

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Kroupa Spelling Variations


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Kroupa Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Krupp, Krup, Krupe, Kruppe, Crup, Crupp, Crupe, Cruppe, Krueper, Kruper, Krupen, Kruepen, Cruper, Crueper, Kropp, Krop, Krope, Kroppe, Crop, Cropp, Crope, Croppe, Kroepp, Kroep, Kroupe, Kroeppe, Croepp, Croep, Croepe and many more.

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Kroupa Early History


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Kroupa Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kroupa research. Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1812, 1848, 1854, 1886, and 1887 are included under the topic Early Kroupa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kroupa Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kroupa Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time included Alfred Krupp (1812-1887), a German metallurgist, who developed a process for making cast steel. The metal foundry in Essen which he had taken over from his father in 1848 was in turn taken over by his...

Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kroupa 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 or some of its variants were: Benjamin Krupp migrated to Canada in 1830; Georg Krupp arrived in New York in 1849; Johann Heinrich August Kruppe settled in America in 1854; Johann Kruper-Hohle settled in Texas in 1854 with his wife Rosina and son Johann.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kroupa (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kroupa (post 1700)



  • Thomas C. Kroupa, American politician, Delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Charlevoix District, 1933

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
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    The Kroupa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kroupa 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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