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Where did the German Krein family come from? What is the German Krein family crest and coat of arms? When did the Krein family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Krein family history?The Krein surname is derived from the Middle High German words "kran," or " kron," meaning "crane;" as a name, Krein most likely evolved from a nickname, perhaps for a tall, thin crane-like person.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Krohn, Krohfoth, Kronsbein, Kron, Cron, Krohne, Crohn, Krone Kroene and many more.
First found in Prussia, where the name was an integral part of the feudal society which would shape modern European history. Many prominent branches of the family would strive to make this name renowned as they contributed to the social, economic and political affairs of the region.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krein research. Another 221 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1297, 1618, and 1819 are included under the topic Early Krein History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 66 words(5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Krein Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Krein Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Krein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Krein Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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