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

Krahl Early Origins



The surname Krahl 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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Krahl Spelling Variations


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Krahl Spelling Variations



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

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Krahl Early History


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Krahl Early History



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

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Krahl Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Krahl Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Krahl 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 Krahl 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:

Krahl Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Theodorus Krahl, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1744

Krahl Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh Fried Krahl, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1800
  • Heinrich Krahl, aged 21, arrived in New York, NY in 1849

Krahl Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Nikolaus Krahl, aged 29, who arrived in America from Csonoplya, Hungary, in 1907
  • Franz Krahl, aged 31, who arrived in America from Csonopla, Hungary, in 1909
  • Borbala Krahl, aged 9, who arrived in America from Bajmok, Hungary, in 1912
  • Kata Krahl, aged 49, who arrived in America from Bajmok, Hungary, in 1912
  • Maria Krahl, aged 16, who arrived in America from Bajmok, Hungary, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Krahl (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Krahl (post 1700)



  • Karl-Heinz Krahl (1914-1942), German World War II Luftwaffe ace credited with 19-24 aerial victories, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, he was shot down 14 April 1942, by anti-aircraft fire
  • Hilde Krahl (1917-1999), Austrian actress who appeared in 70 films between 1936 and 1994

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    11. ...

    The Krahl Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Krahl 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 3 December 2015 at 08:45.

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