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Croll History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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The Croll surname is derived from the Middle high German word "krol," meaning "curly."


Early Origins of the Croll family


The surname Croll was first found in Prussia where the family made a considerable contribution to the feudal society which shaped modern Europe. The family branched into several houses, all of which played an important role in the local political conflicts which forged the nation.

Early History of the Croll family


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Croll Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Krol, Krolls, Krols, Croll, Krole and others.

Early Notables of the Croll family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Croll family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Croll Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Christn Croll, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1729 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Ulderick Croll, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1729 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Peter Croll, aged 26, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Christian Croll, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743-1744 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Croll Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Annie A. Croll, aged 29, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waipa" in 1876
  • William Croll, aged 3, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waipa" in 1876
  • Annie Croll, aged 74, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waipa" in 1876

Contemporary Notables of the name Croll (post 1700)


  • Warren A. "Jimmy" Croll Jr. (1920-2008), American Hall of Fame Thoroughbred race horse trainer
  • Doña Croll (b. 1953), Jamaican-born British actress
  • David Arnold Croll PC, QC (1900-1991), Canadian politician, two-time Mayor of Windsor, Ontario
  • James Croll (1821-1890), 19th century Scottish scientist who developed a theory of climate change based on changes in the earth's orbit
  • George Croll Nimmons, American architect from Chicago who did extensive work for Sears, Roebuck and Company

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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