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Preuss Early Origins



The surname Preuss was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region Saxony. The name Preuss came from an ancient Baltic tribe of the name Prüsen, a tribe displaced by the German tribes in the 13th century. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Preuss Spelling Variations


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Preuss Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Preuss, Pruys, Preussner, Preussler, Preissler, Prutz, Preis, Preiss, Preisser, Preissler, Preissman, Prusse, Prussman and many more.

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Preuss Early History


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Preuss Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Preuss research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1757, 1605, 1620, 1696, 1698, 1771, 1666 and 1737 are included under the topic Early Preuss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Preuss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Preuss Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Preuss during this time period were Mihael Preiss, Slovenian politician, Mayor of Ljubljana in 1605; Johann Preuss (1620-1696) a German itinerant...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Preuss 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:

Preuss Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Preuss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Heinrich Preuss, who arrived in America in 1781

Preuss Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • August Preuss, who arrived in Rio Grande (do Sul), Brazil in 1850
  • Leopold Preuss, who landed in America in 1857
  • Friedrich Preuss, aged 26, landed in New York in 1858

Preuss Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John Preuss, who arrived in Arkansas in 1904

Preuss Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Charles Preuss, aged 32, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Gellert" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) GELLERT 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Gellert.htm
  • Julia Preuss, aged 25, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Gellert" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) GELLERT 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Gellert.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Preuss (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Preuss (post 1700)



  • Paul Preuss (b. 1942), American writer of science fiction and science articles
  • Josefine Preuss (b. 1986), German actress
  • Hugo Preuss (1860-1925), German lawyer and liberal politician
  • Konrad Theodor Preuss (1869-1938), German ethnologist
  • Christoph Preuss, German football player

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Citations


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  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) GELLERT 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Gellert.htm

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  4. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
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The Preuss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Preuss 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.

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