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Origins Available: German-Alt, German



Multiple Origins for the Surname Croll


German-Alt


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

Croll Early Origins



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.

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Croll Spelling Variations


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Croll Spelling Variations



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

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Croll Early History


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Croll Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Croll research. Another 164 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Croll History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Croll Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Croll Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Croll 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 were:

Croll Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Christn Croll, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1729
  • Ulderick Croll, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1729
  • Peter Croll, aged 26, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740
  • Christian Croll, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743-1744

Croll Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Croll (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Croll (post 1700)



  • Warren A. "Jimmy" Croll Jr. (1920-2008), American Hall of Fame Thoroughbred race horse trainer
  • Doņa 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

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Croll Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Croll Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Croll 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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