Kutzer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished and ancient German surname Kutzer is derived from the High German word "Kutsche," itself derived from the Hungarian "kocsi," meaning "coach." It is likely that the progenitor of the name was a coach driver.

Early Origins of the Kutzer family

The surname Kutzer was first found in Munich, where several notable branches of the Kutzer family were already beginning to emerge. The written history of the surname dates back to 1482, when Niclas and Wilhelm Kutzer were registered as citizens of Bavaria in 1482. The young Kutzer family played a crucial role in the early history of the region, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval Bavarian society.

Early History of the Kutzer family

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Kutzer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kutzer, Kützer, Kotzer, Kötzer, Kuzer and many more.

Early Notables of the Kutzer family (pre 1700)

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United States Kutzer migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kutzer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Friderike Emilie A. Kutzer, who settled in America in 1843
  • Johann Wilhelm Kutzer, who landed in America in 1843 [1]
  • Jos Kutzer, who arrived in New York in 1875

Contemporary Notables of the name Kutzer (post 1700) +

  • Andreas Kutzer (b. 1872), German violin maker

  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)

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