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

Krohne Early Origins



The surname Krohne 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.

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Krohne Spelling Variations


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Krohne Spelling Variations



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

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Krohne Early History


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Krohne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krohne research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1297, 1618, and 1819 are included under the topic Early Krohne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Krohne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Krohne Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Krohne 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 Krohne Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Krohne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Heinrich Krohne, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Krohne (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Krohne (post 1700)



  • Rudolf Krohne, German politician, acting Ministers of Economics (1925-1926)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
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    The Krohne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Krohne 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 23 September 2010 at 15:38.

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