, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region
. 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.
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.
of this family name include: Preuss, Pruys, Preussner, Preussler, Preissler, Prutz, Preis, Preiss, Preisser, Preissler, Preissman, Prusse, Prussman and many more.
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.