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Krol Family History

Krol Name Meaning
Dutch: variant spelling of Kroll.Polish (Król) and Jewish (from Polish): from Polish król ‘king’, a Polish nickname for someone with a superior manner or for a leader in a community, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in a royal household. As a Jewish name it is an ornamental adoption. Compare Kral.Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental name from Polish król ‘rabbit’, Ukrainian krol. See also Krolik.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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30,561 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,657 Military Records
11,001 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Krol Families

  • Number of Krol families
     28 - 53
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Krol Family Origin

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Krol Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Krol

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Krol Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Krol

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