Kroener History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Kroener surname is derived from the Middle High German words "kran," or " kron," meaning "crane;" as a name, Kroener most likely evolved from a nickname, perhaps for a tall, thin crane-like person.

Early Origins of the Kroener family

The surname Kroener was first found in Prussia, where the name was an integral part of the feudal society which would shape modern European history. Many prominent branches of the family would strive to make this name renowned as they contributed to the social, economic and political affairs of the region.

Early History of the Kroener family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kroener research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1297, 1618, and 1819 are included under the topic Early Kroener History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kroener Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Krohn, Krohfoth, Kronsbein, Kron, Cron, Krohne, Crohn, Krone Kroene and many more.

Early Notables of the Kroener family (pre 1700)

Notable figures of the time with the name Kroener were J. Cron, who was recorded in Hamburg in 1297. This is a particularly important record as surnames in German states were in their...
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United States Kroener migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kroener Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Traugott Kroener, who landed in Texas in 1869 [1]
  • Charles Kroener, who arrived in Ohio in 1884 [1]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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