Krone History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Krone surname is derived from the Middle High German words "kran," or " kron," meaning "crane;" as a name, Krone most likely evolved from a nickname, perhaps for a tall, thin crane-like person.
Early Origins of the Krone family
The surname Krone 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.
Early History of the Krone family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krone research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1297, 1618, and 1819 are included under the topic Early Krone History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Krone Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Krohn, Krohfoth, Kronsbein, Kron, Cron, Krohne, Crohn, Krone Kroene and many more.
Early Notables of the Krone family (pre 1700)
Notable figures of the time with the name Krone were J. Cron, who was recorded in Hamburg in 1297. This is a particularly important record as surnames in German states were in their...
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In the United States, the name Krone is the 13,239th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
| Krone migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Krone Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- C J Krone, aged 42, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1853 
|Contemporary Notables of the name Krone (post 1700) ||+|
- Fred Krone (1931-2010), American stuntman
- Julie Krone (b. 1963), retired American jockey and the first woman inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
- William H. Krone, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1884 
- Mary Goode Krone, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940, 1944 
- Linda Krone, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988 
- Heinrich Krone (1895-1989), German Christian-Democratic politician
- Helmut Krone (1925-1996), German art director considered to be a pioneer of modern advertising
- Hermann Krone (1827-1916), German photographer, printmaker, teacher and writer
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- The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html