The Krahn surname is derived from the Middle High German words "kran," or " kron," meaning "crane;" as a name, Krahn most likely evolved from a
, perhaps for a tall, thin crane-like person.
society which would shape modern European history. Many prominent branches of the family would strive to make this name renowned as they contributed to the social, economic and political affairs of the region.
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of this family name include: Krohn, Krohfoth, Kronsbein, Kron, Cron, Krohne, Crohn, Krone Kroene and many more.