Krake History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

Early Origins of the Krake family

The surname Krake 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.

Early History of the Krake family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krake research. Another 40 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1563, 1609, 1797, 1848 and 1837 are included under the topic Early Krake History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Krake Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Krake family (pre 1700)

Prominent bearers of the family name Krake 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 Krake Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Krake migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Krake Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Sophie Krake, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849 [1]
  • Gerh Heinr Krake, who landed in America in 1847 [1]
  • Joh. Krake, aged 26, who settled in America from Bremen, in 1892
  • Christian Krake, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1893
  • Marie Krake, aged 68, who settled in America, in 1895
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Krake Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Herman Krake, aged 22, who landed in America from u, in 1903
  • Bruno Krake, aged 34, who immigrated to America from Dresden, in 1904
  • Maria Krake, aged 26, who immigrated to the United States from Oldenburg, in 1906
  • Max Krake, aged 43, who immigrated to the United States from Hamburg, Germany, in 1906
  • Fumitte Krake, aged 22, who immigrated to the United States from Bremen, Germany, in 1912

Contemporary Notables of the name Krake (post 1700) +

  • Phillip Gordon "Skip" Krake (b. 1943), retired Canadian professional NHL ice hockey centre


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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