Prutz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Prutz family

The surname Prutz 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.

Early History of the Prutz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prutz research. Another 108 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1757, 1605, 1620, 1696, 1698, 1771, 1666 and 1737 are included under the topic Early Prutz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Prutz 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.

Early Notables of the Prutz family (pre 1700)

Prominent bearers of the family name Prutz 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 Prutz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Prutz family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: August Preusch, who came to Philadelphia in 1738; Henrich Preus, a Hessian soldier who came to America for the American War of Independence, and was on record in Quebec in 1779.

Contemporary Notables of the name Prutz (post 1700) +

  • Hans Prutz (1843-1929), German historian, son of Robert Eduard Prutz
  • Robert Eduard Prutz (1816-1872), German poet and prose writer on Facebook
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