Kring Family History
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Kring Name Meaning
German: topographic name for someone living by a round village green field or a metonymic occupational name for a baker of round pastries, from Middle High German kring(e) ‘ring’, ‘circle’. German: from the name of St. Quirin(us), especially in Rhineland. Danish: from kring ‘circle (of people)’; also a nickname meaning ‘kind’ or ‘quick’. Swedish: probably a soldier’s name from Old Swedish or dialect kring ‘quick’, ‘lively’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ring, Krings, King, Klink, Krieg, Kling, Gring, Kries, Kind, Krick