Kratz Family History
Kratz Name Meaning
from a short form of the medieval personal name Pankratz, a vernacular form of Latin Pancratius (see Pankratz), bestowed in honor of St. Pancras, one of the three ‘ice saints’ martyred under Diocletian. variant of Kraatz 1. from an old personal name formed with Old High German gratag ‘greedy’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press