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The Kreuger surname is derived from the Middle High German words "kran," or " kron," meaning "crane;" as a name, Kreuger most likely evolved from a nickname, perhaps for a tall, thin crane-like person.

Kreuger Early Origins



The surname Kreuger was first found in Prussia, where the name was an integral part of the feudal society which would shape modern European history. Many prominent branches of the family would strive to make this name renowned as they contributed to the social, economic and political affairs of the region.

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Kreuger Spelling Variations


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Kreuger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Krohn, Krohfoth, Kronsbein, Kron, Cron, Krohne, Crohn, Krone Kroene and many more.

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Kreuger Early History


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Kreuger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kreuger research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1297, 1618, and 1819 are included under the topic Early Kreuger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kreuger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kreuger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Kreuger during this time period were J. Cron, who was recorded in Hamburg in 1297. This is a particularly important record as surnames in German states were in...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kreuger 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:

Kreuger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Karl Kreuger, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1874
  • Wilhelmine Kreuger, aged 23, landed in New York, NY in 1893
  • Ernestine Kreuger, aged 27, landed in New York, NY in 1893

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kreuger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kreuger (post 1700)



  • Hattie F. Kreuger, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 42nd District, 1918; Candidate for New York State Treasurer, 1920

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
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    The Kreuger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kreuger 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 6 October 2015 at 11:30.

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