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Kromm Early Origins



The surname Kromm was first found in Silesia and Bohemia, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. The name Kroh or Krohe was common in mediaeval Germany, as it meant "grau" (in English, "grey"). Chronicles mention Dietrich Kro of Prague in 1411. The endings "-er," "-man," "-meier," "-mayer," and "-au" were often quite interchangeable in early German names, and chronicles first mention Peter Kromer of Liegnitz in 1381.

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Kromm Spelling Variations


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Kromm Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kro, Krohe, Krahe, Krohm, Krohme, Kromen, Krome, Kromar, Kromm, Krommer, Krohme, Krommen, Kromeyer, Kromeier, Kromayer, Krommaier, Krommeyer, Krommayer, Kromenau and many more.

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Kromm Early History


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Kromm Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kromm research. Another 384 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1512, 1543, 1551, 1589, 1606, and 1763 are included under the topic Early Kromm History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kromm Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kromm Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the period with the surname Kromm were Georg Hieronymus Kromeier (d.1551), a chamberlain of the city of Breslau, who was knighted by Kaiser Maximilian I around 1500; and Marcin Kromer (1512-1589), Prince-Bishop...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kromm 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:

Kromm Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Theis Kromm, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1763
  • Antonius Kromm, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764
  • Henrich Kromm, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764
  • Johann Kromm, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764

Kromm Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Adam Kromm, who arrived in New York in 1913
  • Phillip Kromm, who arrived in Pacific Northwest in 1914

Kromm Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Peter Kromm, who landed in Canada in 1913

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kromm (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kromm (post 1700)



  • Charles F. Kromm, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 5th District, 1934, 1935
  • Robert Kromm (b. 1984), German gold medalist volleyball player
  • Richard Gordon "Rich" Kromm (b. 1964), retired Canadian NHL ice hockey player
  • Robert Kromm (1928-2010), Canadian National Hockey League (NHL) head coach

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
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    The Kromm Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kromm 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 October 2015 at 11:49.

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