The Kranzle surname comes from the Old High German "cranz" meaning "garland" or "wreath," and was most likely originally an occupational
name for a wreath maker.
Early Origins of the Kranzle family
The surname Kranzle was first found in various parts of the Holy Roman Empire
. There is a reference from the year 1308 of Berthold Krantz, who was then serving as "Ratsherr" (councilor) in the city of Strassburg. A Johan Crenzelin is on record in 1288 in Worms and a bearer of Krenzelmacherin is on record in Prague in 1403.
Early History of the Kranzle family
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Kranzle Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Kranz, Kranze, Krantz, Kranzler, Kranzlbinder, Kranzberg, Kranzle, Krenzel, Krenzle, Kräntz, Kränzler, Kränzle, Kränzel, Kränzl, Crenzelin, Kranzbuhler, Kranzbühler and many more.
Early Notables of the Kranzle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kranzle family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Vallendin Kranz, who arrived at the port of Philadelphia in 1738; Henrich Kranz, who was a Hessian soldier in the American War for Independence, recorded in 1780.