Krouse History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Krouse family

The surname Krouse was first found in Mecklenburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs. They were also seated at Nassau and this senior branch of the family were elevated to Barons in 1653.

Early History of the Krouse family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krouse research. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1653 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Krouse History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Krouse Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kruse, Krusse, Kroose, Kroose, Kruze and others.

Early Notables of the Krouse family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Krouse Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Krouse migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Krouse Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Henry Krouse, who was naturalized in New York city in 1776
  • John Michael Krouse, who arrived in New York in 1785 [1]
Krouse Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Henry Krouse, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854 [1]
  • John Krouse, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854 [1]
  • John Krouse, who landed in Arkansas in 1878 [1]
  • Frank Krouse, who arrived in Mississippi in 1897 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Krouse (post 1700) +

  • Erika Dawn Krouse (b. 1969), American novelist and short story writer
  • Rodger Krouse (b. 1961), American businessperson, co-founder of Sun Capital Partners, Inc
  • Penn Jeffries "P.J." Krouse (1877-1944), American prolific architect in the state of Mississippi
  • Raymond Francis "Ray" Krouse (1927-1966), American NFL football defensive lineman who played from 1951 to 1960
  • Morris J. Krouse, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1972 [2]
  • Bob Krouse (b. 1943), former professional Canadian CFL football linebacker who played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats from 1963 to 1975


  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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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