The name is derived from the Middle high German word "krol," meaning "curly."
Early Origins of the Kroel family
The surname Kroel 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.
Early History of the Kroel family
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Kroel Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Kroel family (pre 1700)
Prominent bearers of the family name Kroel 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 Kroel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Kroel family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christoph Kroll, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1729. Johan Kroll, who came to America in 1850; Josef Kroll, who arrived in New York city in 1893; and Peter Kroll who settled in Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania in 1734..