Some Origins For The Crouse Surname
Crouse is a variation of the name Cruise, an English nickname derived from Middle English crouse = bold, fierce. Cruse, Crewes, Crews, Cruwys are variations.
Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Kraus.
Crouse is a name of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was a name given to
a brave or fierce person. The surname Crouse is derived from
the Old English words crus or cruse. Spelling variations
include: Cruise, Cruice, Crouse, Cruse, Cruize, Crouce and
others. First found in Bedfordshire where they were seated
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman
Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066
Krause surname definition: A descriptive German
surname meaning "with curly hair," from the Middle High German
"krus," meaning curly.
Surname Origin: German
Alternate Surname Spellings: KRAUS, KRAUß, KRAUSS, KRAUßE,