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Origins Available: German-Alt, German


The name is derived from the Middle high German word "krol," meaning "curly."

Krol Early Origins



The surname Krol 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.

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Krol Spelling Variations


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Krol Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Krol, Krolls, Krols, Croll, Krole and others.

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Krol Early History


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Krol Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krol research. Another 79 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1563, 1609, 1797, 1848 and 1837 are included under the topic Early Krol History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Krol Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Krol Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Krol 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 Krol 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:

Krol Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Bastiaen Jansen Krol, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1630

Krol Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jurig Krol, who arrived in New York in 1709

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Contemporary Notables of the name Krol (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Krol (post 1700)



  • George A. Krol, American Ambassador to Belarus
  • Jack Krol (1936-1994), American baseball coach and manager
  • Ruud Krol (b. 1949), Dutch footballer and coach
  • John Krol (1910-1996), Roman Catholic Cardinal
  • Henk Krol (b. 1950), Dutch journalist
  • Joe "King" Krol (1919-2008), Canadian Football League quarterback

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Krol Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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    The Krol Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Krol 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 6 December 2013 at 16:55.

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