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

Early Origins of the Kron family


The surname Kron 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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Early History of the Kron family

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Early History of the Kron family


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Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1297, 1618, and 1819 are included under the topic Early Kron History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kron Spelling Variations

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Kron 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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Early Notables of the Kron family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Kron family (pre 1700)


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

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Migration of the Kron family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Kron family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kron Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Jacob Kron, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1741 [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)
  • Henrich Kron, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1748 [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)
  • Matheis Kron, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [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)

Kron Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Auguste Kron, aged 26, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1845 [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)
  • Margareta Jonsdotter Kron, aged 16, who landed 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)
  • Charles F Kron, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1876 [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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kron (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kron (post 1700)


  • Gabriel Kron (1901-1968), American considered an unconventional and somewhat controversial engineer who worked for General Electric
  • Thomas M. "Tommy" Kron (1943-2007), American former professional basketball player
  • Elizabeth S. "Lisa" Kron (b. 1961), American actress and playwright
  • Ole Kron (b. 1847), American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1892 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Otto Wilhelm Kron, German Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel) in the Waffen SS during World War II
  • Claudio Kron (b. 1971), Brazilian percussionist, dancer, capoeirista and executive producer
  • Robert Kron (b. 1967), retired Czech professional ice hockey centre

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Citations

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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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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