Kuntz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Kuntz family

The surname Kuntz was first found in Bohemia and Silesia, where the name was an integral part of the feudal society which would shape modern European history. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Cuntz der Kuentzel of Kempten (West of Frankfurt) who lived around 1382, and Cuncze von Cracow who lived in Liegnitz, Silesia in 1388.

Important Dates for the Kuntz family

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Kuntz Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kunze, Kunz, Kunzel, Kuenz, Kuenze, Kuenzel, Cuntz, Kuntz, Kuntze, Kuntzel, Kuentz, Kunts, Kundt, Kuent, Kunth, Kunt, Kuhnt, Kuehnt, Kuntse, Kuntsel, Kunstler, Kuents, Kuentse, Cuncze and many more.

Early Notables of the Kuntz family (pre 1700)

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Kuntz migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kuntz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Koenraet Kuntz, who landed in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Johannes Kuntz, who landed in New York, NY in 1710 [1]
  • Matheus Kuntz, who landed in New York, NY in 1710 [1]
  • Matheus Kuntz, who arrived in New York City in 1710 along with Johannes Kuntz, Jost Kuntz, and Jacob Kuntz
  • George Michael Kuntz, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1727 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Kuntz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Christian Kuntz, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1821 [1]
  • Adam Kuntz, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1837 [1]
  • John Kuntz, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]
  • Francis Kuntz, aged 28, who landed in Missouri in 1846 [1]
  • Doroth Marg Kuntz, aged 60, who arrived in Brazil in 1848 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Kuntz (post 1700)

  • Roger Kuntz (1926-1975), American landscape painter
  • Tom Kuntz (b. 1972), American Emmy Award winning filmmaker and commercial maker
  • Thomas Kuntz (b. 1965), American multi-media artist
  • Russell Jay "Rusty" Kuntz (b. 1955), American former Major League Baseball designated hitter and outfielder
  • Andy Kuntz (b. 1962), German progressive metal singer
  • Stefan Kuntz (b. 1962), former German professional footballer
  • Bobby Kuntz (1932-2011), Canadian professional CFL football linebacker
  • Alan Kuntz (1919-1987), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey player
  • Murray Kuntz (b. 1945), Canadian former professional NHL ice hockey right winger

Historic Events for the Kuntz family

Bismarck
  • Willi Kuntz (1921-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]
  • Johann Kuntz (1922-1941), German Matrose who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]

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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)
  2. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
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