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Krohn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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

Early Origins of the Krohn family


The surname Krohn 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 Krohn family


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

Krohn 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 Krohn family (pre 1700)


Prominent bearers of the family name Krohn during this time period were J. Cron, who was recorded in Hamburg in 1297. This is a particularly important record as surnames in German states were in...
Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Krohn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Krohn family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Krohn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Andreas Krohn, aged 17, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1757 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Krohn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joachim Herman Krohn, who arrived in New York in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • F. Krohn, who arrived in New York City in 1849
  • Peter Krohn who settled in Texas in 1855

Krohn Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Johan Krohn, who landed in Manitoba in 1876
  • Nickelhaus Krohn, who arrived in Manitoba in 1876
  • Peter Krohn, who landed in Manitoba in 1879

Krohn Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Louis Krohn, a tailor, who arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Alfred" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ALFRED 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Alfred.htm

Contemporary Notables of the name Krohn (post 1700)


  • Rudolph A. Krohn, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Norwich, 1910 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Otto C. Krohn, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1958 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Lavern F. Krohn, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1970 (American Independent), 1972 (American) [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Karl Krohn, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Helen Krohn, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Dorothy Krohn, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1960, 1964 (alternate) [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Christopher Krohn, American politician, Mayor of Santa Cruz, California, 2001-02 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Peter Leslie Krohn (b. 1916), British professor of endocrinology
  • Ilmari Krohn, Finnish composer
  • Jasmin Krohn (b. 1966), Swedish speed skater
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Krohn family



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  • Fritz Krohn (1919-1941), German Mechanikersobergefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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Citations


  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)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ALFRED 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Alfred.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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