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The distinguished and ancient German surname Krinn is of two possible origins. Firstly, the name is derived from the Middle High German word "krinne," meaning "curled, frizzy"; in this instance, the name would have been initially bestowed as a 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.

Krinn Early Origins



The surname Krinn was first found in Bohemia, where it is believed to have first emerged during the Middle Ages.The young Krinn family was instrumental during this formative period, figuring prominently in the early history of the region and contributing greatly to the development of medieval Bohemian society.

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Krinn Spelling Variations


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Krinn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Krinner, Krinne, Kriner, Kryner, Krynner, Krinn and others.

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Krinn Early History


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Krinn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krinn research. Another 212 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1396, 1429, 1678, 1702, 1738, 1770, 1773, 1805, and 1864 are included under the topic Early Krinn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Krinn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Krinn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Krinn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Krinn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Krinn (post 1700)



  • T. D. Krinn, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924
  • Samuel J. Krinn, American Republican politician, Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1950; Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1950, 1954

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. 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).
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    The Krinn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Krinn 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 11:43.

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