Kurz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Kurz family

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

Important Dates for the Kurz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kurz research. Another 246 words (18 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.

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.

Early Notables of the Kurz family (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.

Kurz migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kurz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Paullus Kurz, who landed in Philadelphia in 1738
  • Daniel Kurz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1745 [1]
  • Christoph Kurz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Margaretha Kurz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • Margarethe Kurz, who 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, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804 [1]
  • Philipp Kurz, who landed in North America in 1836 [1]
  • Frederick William Kurz, aged 31, who arrived in Missouri in 1845 [1]
  • Anna Margareta Kurz, who landed in Brazil in 1846 [1]
  • ... (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 [1]
  • Christian Kurz, aged 31, who arrived in New York, NY in 1902 [1]

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 [2]
  • Max Kurz, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1972 [2]
  • Albert G. Kurz, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1908-12 [2]
  • 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

  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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