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Origin and popularity of the name KRAUS

Origin

Kraus : German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with curly hair from Middle High German krūs ‘curly crinkly’ German kraus.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 43,487 individuals with the name KRAUS on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name KRAUS

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