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The Craybill name was taken as a surname from a place name derived from the German word "Kraehen," meaning "crow" and "buehl" meaning "hill." There were probably several place names based on these words, including Kräyenbühl in the parish of Groshochstetten, Canton of Bern, Switzerland.

Craybill Early Origins



The surname Craybill was first found in the Lucerne region of Switzerland where records show the Kreyenbuhl, Kraehenbuehl families since the 14th century.

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Craybill Spelling Variations


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Craybill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Krähenbuhl, Kraehenbuhl, Kraehenbuehl, Krayenbuhl, Kreienbuhl, Kreyenbuhl, Kreyenbuel, Crayenbuhl, Creyenbuhl, Grenhenbuhl, Krahbuhl, Kraibil, Kraibill, Kraybil, Kraybill, Kraibuhl, Crabil, Crabill, Craybil, Craybill, Grabble, Grabil, Grabill, Kraybil and many more.

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Craybill Early History


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Craybill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Craybill research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1800, 1671 and 1424 are included under the topic Early Craybill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Craybill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Craybill Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Craybill Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Krahenbuhl, who settled in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania sometime between 1710 and 1711; Peter, Mich, and Jakob Krahenbuhl, Palatine emigrants to America in 1731.

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