nickname on someone with curly hair. Alternatively, the name may be derived from the German word "krinne," meaning "grove" or "watercourse." In this case, the progenitor of the name would have been someone who lived by a watercourse.
Early Origins of the Kriner family
Early History of the Kriner family
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Kriner Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Krinner, Krinne, Kriner, Kryner, Krynner, Krinn and others.
Early Notables of the Kriner family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kriner family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andreas Kryner, who settled in Philadelphia in 1754; as did Valentine Kryner in 1765; Francis Kriner, who arrived in Georgia in 1839; Kiliam Kriner, who applied for naturalization in Ohio in 1848.
Contemporary Notables of the name Kriner (post 1700)
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