Origins Available: Dutch
The Kranzler 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 Kranzler family
The surname Kranzler 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 Kranzler family
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Kranzler 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 Kranzler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kranzler family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kranzler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Martin Kranzler, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1856