Early Origins of the Wrona family
The surname Wrona was first found in Westphalia
, where chronicles record them as early as the year 1000. There they were closely identified in the mediaeval period with the feudal
society of the northern regions, and would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. Chronicles first mention Diderich Wrange of Cologne in Westphalia
around the year 1135. Chronicles also mention Johann Wrangere of Hamburg as early as 1252.
Early History of the Wrona family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wrona research.Another 310 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1000, 1100, 1277, 1474, 1560, 1587, 1613, 1643, 1653, 1676, 1680, 1740, 1784, 1805, 1848, 1864, 1877, and 1878 are included under the topic Early Wrona History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Wrona Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Wrangel, Wrangell, Wrangle, Wrang, Wrange, Wrana, Wrangen and many more.
Early Notables of the Wrona family (pre 1700)
Notables of the period with the name Wrona were members of the Wrangel military family who served in the Swedish, Russian, and Prussian forces. Friedrich Heinrich Wrangel (1784-1877) was a Prussian general field marshal... Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wrona Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Wrona family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Barbara, Franz, Jacob, and Veronica Wrana, who settled in Texas in 1860.
Contemporary Notables of the name Wrona (post 1700)
- Marcin Wrona (1973-2015), Polish film director