Krause Family History
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Krause Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kraus. German: from Middle High German kruse ‘pitcher’, ‘jug’; a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of jugs or a nickname for a heavy drinker.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kruse, Krauser, Kraus, Kraut, Brause, Kase, Krauss, Krans, Krauter