The Krebill name was taken as a surname from a place name derived from the German word "Kraehen," meaning "crow" and "buehl" meaning "hill." There were probably several place names based on these words, including Kräyenbühl in the parish of Groshochstetten, Canton of Bern, Switzerland.
Early Origins of the Krebill family
The surname Krebill was first found in the Lucerne region of Switzerland
where records show the Kreyenbuhl, Kraehenbuehl families since the 14th century.
Early History of the Krebill family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krebill research.Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1800, 1671 and 1424 are included under the topic Early Krebill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Krebill Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Krähenbuhl, Kraehenbuhl, Kraehenbuehl, Krayenbuhl, Kreienbuhl, Kreyenbuhl, Kreyenbuel, Crayenbuhl, Creyenbuhl, Grenhenbuhl, Krahbuhl, Kraibil, Kraibill, Kraybil, Kraybill, Kraibuhl, Crabil, Crabill, Craybil, Craybill, Grabble, Grabil, Grabill, Kraybil and many more.
Early Notables of the Krebill family (pre 1700)
Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Krebill Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Krebill family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Krebill Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Christian Krebill, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1744 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)