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The ancient and distinguished German surname Kridler is derived from "Kreidel," the name of a town near Wohlau, Silesia. Alternatively, the name may be derived from the German word "kreide," meaning "chalk." In this case, the name Kridler would have been initially borne by someone who made or sold chalk.

Kridler Early Origins



The surname Kridler was first found in Silesia, where the name is thought to have emerged. It was a common practice of the time to refer to a new resident of a city by the name of his hometown; thus, it is likely that the progenitor of the name Kridler was a native of Kreidel who had settled somewhere else. The earliest known bearer of the name was Crydeler, who was living in Breslau in 1400. The young Kridler family played a crucial role in the early history of the region, and contributed greatly to the development of mediaeval Silesian society.

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Kridler Spelling Variations


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Kridler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kreidler, Kreider, Kreideler, Krider, Kridler and others.

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Kridler Early History


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Kridler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kridler research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1400, 1455, 1803 and 1855 are included under the topic Early Kridler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kridler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kridler Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kridler 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 or some of its variants were: Jacob Kreider, who immigrated to Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1712; Michael Krider, who settled in Philadelphia in 1743; as did Georg Martin Kreidler in 1753.

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Citations



    Other References

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    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Kridler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kridler 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 2 October 2013 at 16:12.

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