The Krepill 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 Krepill family
The surname Krepill was first found in the Lucerne region of Switzerland
where records show the Kreyenbuhl, Kraehenbuehl families since the 14th century.
Early History of the Krepill family
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Krepill 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 Krepill family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Krepill family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Krahenbuhl, who settled in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania sometime between 1710 and 1711; Peter, Mich, and Jakob Krahenbuhl, Palatine emigrants to America in 1731.