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Kurz Early Origins



The surname Kurz was first found in Switzerland, where the family became noted for its many branches within the region.

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Kurz Spelling Variations


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Kurz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kurtz, Kurz, Kurtze, Kurze, Kurts, Kurcz (Bohemia), Kurctz, Kuertz, Kuerz, Kurzer, Kurtzer, Kurrtz and many more.

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Kurz Early History


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Kurz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kurz research. Another 385 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1536, 1593, 1597, 1624, 1638, 1717, 1758, 1783, and 1789 are included under the topic Early Kurz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kurz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kurz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kurz 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:

Kurz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Paullus Kurz landed in Philadelphia in 1738
  • Daniel Kurz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1745
  • Christoph Kurz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Margaretha Kurz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Margarethe Kurz arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kurz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich Kurz and family sailed to America in June 1804
  • J George Kurz, aged 20, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Philipp Kurz, who landed in North America in 1836
  • Frederick William Kurz, aged 31, arrived in Missouri in 1845
  • Anna Margareta Kurz, who landed in Brazil in 1846
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kurz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Louise Kurz, who landed in New York, NY in 1902
  • Christian Kurz, aged 31, arrived in New York, NY in 1902

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kurz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kurz (post 1700)



  • Walter A. Kurz, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Wayne County 1st District, 1961
  • Max Kurz, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1972
  • Albert G. Kurz, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1908-12
  • Isolde Kurz (1853-1944), German author
  • Toni Kurz (1913-1936), German mountaineer
  • Marco Kurz (b. 1969), German footballer and manager
  • Hermann Kurz (1813-1878), German poet and novelist
  • Vilém Kurz (1872-1945), Czech pianist and piano teacher
  • Ilona Kurz (1899-1975), Czech concert pianist and piano teacher,daughter of Vilém Kurz

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    11. ...

    The Kurz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kurz 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 10:39.

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