Krech Family History
Krech Name Meaning
German: habitational name for someone from a place called Graicha, near Altenburg in Thuringia. The Middle German form Krech derives from Kraichen, the old spelling of Graichen. German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of jugs and pitchers or a nickname for a heavy drinker, from a variant (plural in form) of Krug. Czech: nickname from German Krähe ‘crow’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press