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

Krall Early Origins



The surname Krall 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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Krall Spelling Variations


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Krall Spelling Variations



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

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Krall Early History


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Krall Early History



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

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Krall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Krall Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Krall 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 Krall 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:

Krall Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Jacob Krall, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1794

Krall Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • August Krall, who arrived in Texas in 1850-1906
  • Marg Krall, aged 22, landed in America in 1855
  • Michael Krall, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1867
  • Johann Krall, who landed in Kentucky in 1883
  • Phillip Krall, who landed in Iroquois County, Illinois in 1884

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Contemporary Notables of the name Krall (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Krall (post 1700)



  • Lance Krall (b. 1970), American comedian and actor, television writer, director, and producer
  • Hanna Krall (b. 1935), Polish writer with a degree in journalism from the Warsaw University, a specialist on the Holocaust in occupied Poland
  • Diana Jean Krall OC, OBC (b. 1964), Canadian jazz pianist and singer; she has won five Grammy Awards and eight Juno Awards with nine gold, three platinum, and seven multi-platinum albums, wife of Elvis Costello

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Krall Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    11. ...

    The Krall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Krall 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 5 December 2015 at 18:47.

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