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

Korol Early Origins



The surname Korol 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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Korol Spelling Variations


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Korol Spelling Variations



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

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Korol Early History


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Korol Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Korol research. Another 79 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1563, 1609, 1797, 1848 and 1837 are included under the topic Early Korol History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Korol Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Korol Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Korol during this time period were Oswald Croll or Crollius (c. 1563-1609) German alchemist, and professor of medicine at the...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Korol 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:

Korol Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Dmytro Korol, who arrived in Quebec in 1897

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Contemporary Notables of the name Korol (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Korol (post 1700)



  • Anton Korol (1916-1981), Oberfeldwebel in the Luftwaffe during World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Petro Konstantynovych Korol (b. 1941), former Ukrainian weightlifter and Olympic champion
  • Aleksey Korol, Ukrainian soccer forward and coach
  • Adam Korol (b. 1974), Polish Olympic gold medalist rower

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Korol Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    11. ...

    The Korol Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Korol 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 14 July 2017 at 04:13.

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