Krumm History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Krumm family

The surname Krumm 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.

Early History of the Krumm family

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Krumm 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.

Early Notables of the Krumm family (pre 1700)

Notables of the period with the surname Krumm 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...
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Krumm Ranking

In the United States, the name Krumm is the 9,673rd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Krumm migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Krumm Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jost Krumm, who landed in New York in 1709-1710 [2]
  • Johann Peter Krumm, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1767 [2]
  • George Krumm, who landed in America in 1777-1783 [2]
Krumm Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Kaspar Krumm, who arrived in America in 1852 [2]
  • Friede Krumm, aged 29, who arrived in New York in 1854 [2]
  • Ferdinand Krumm, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1855 [2]
  • Frederick Krumm, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1855 [2]
  • Wendelin Krumm, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1855 [2]
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Contemporary Notables of the name Krumm (post 1700) +

  • Al Krumm (1865-1937), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Philip Krumm (b. 1941), American composer
  • William Krumm, American politician, Industrial Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916 [3]
  • Harry W. Krumm, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Columbus, Ohio, 1906-14 [3]
  • Franz Krumm (1909-1943), German footballer
  • Michael Krumm (b. 1970), German auto racing driver


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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