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The Kraehenbuehl 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.

Kraehenbuehl Early Origins



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

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Kraehenbuehl Spelling Variations


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Kraehenbuehl 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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Kraehenbuehl Early History


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Kraehenbuehl Early History



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

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Kraehenbuehl Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kraehenbuehl Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kraehenbuehl 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:

Kraehenbuehl Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johann Kraehenbuehl, who landed in Kentucky in 1892

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. 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.
    6. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Kraehenbuehl Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kraehenbuehl 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 17 September 2013 at 15:14.

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