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The Krahenbuhl 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.

Krahenbuhl Early Origins



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

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Krahenbuhl Spelling Variations


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Krahenbuhl 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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Krahenbuhl Early History


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Krahenbuhl Early History



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

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Krahenbuhl Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Krahenbuhl Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Krahenbuhl Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jakob Krahenbuhl, who landed in America in 1731
  • Mich Krahenbuhl, who arrived in America in 1731
  • Peter Krahenbuhl, who landed in America in 1731
  • Samuel Krahenbuhl, who arrived in America in 1731

Krahenbuhl Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ulrich Krahenbuhl, who landed in Kentucky in 1881

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Contemporary Notables of the name Krahenbuhl (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Krahenbuhl (post 1700)



  • Melinda P Krahenbuhl, director of the Center for Excellence in Nuclear Technology at University of Utah

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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    The Krahenbuhl Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Krahenbuhl 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 28 August 2015 at 21:15.

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