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The name is derived from the Middle high German word "krol," meaning "curly."

Krill Early Origins



The surname Krill was first found in Prussia where the family made a considerable contribution to the feudal society which shaped modern Europe. The family branched into several houses, all of which played an important role in the local political conflicts which forged the nation.

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Krill Spelling Variations


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Krill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Krol, Krolls, Krols, Croll, Krole and others.

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Krill Early History


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Krill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krill research. Another 79 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1563, 1609, 1797, 1848 and 1837 are included under the topic Early Krill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Krill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Krill Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Krill during this time period were Oswald Croll or Crollius ( c. 1563-1609) German alchemist, and professor of medicine at the...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Krill 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:

Krill Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Adam Krill, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1761

Krill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Krill, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1846
  • Karl Krill, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1869
  • Peter Krill, aged 30, arrived in America in 1881

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    11. ...

    The Krill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Krill 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 7 November 2013 at 15:36.

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