Krans Family History
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Krans Name Meaning
Dutch: from Middle Dutch crans ‘wreath’, ‘garland’, ‘crown’; hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of wreaths and garlands, a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a garland, or a nickname for someone whose hair was tonsured. German: nickname from Middle High German grans ‘beak’. Compare Schnabel.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press