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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.
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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Krohn, Krohfoth, Kronsbein, Kron, Cron, Krohne, Crohn, Krone Kroene and many more.
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.
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.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Krohne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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.
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