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

Krake Early Origins



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.

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Krake Spelling Variations


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Krake Spelling Variations



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

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Krake Early History


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Krake Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krake research. Another 79 words (6 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.

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Krake Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Krake Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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
  • Gerh Heinr Krake, who landed in America in 1847
  • 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 emigrated to America from Dresden, in 1904
  • Maria Krake, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States from Oldenburg, in 1906
  • Max Krake, aged 43, who emigrated to the United States from Hamburg, Germany, in 1906
  • Fumitte Krake, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Bremen, Germany, in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Krake (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Krake (post 1700)



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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    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. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    11. ...

    The Krake Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Krake 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 7 November 2013 at 15:36.

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