Kropp Family History
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Kropp Name Meaning
German and Dutch: nickname for a person with a conspicuous crop due to goiter, from Middle High German kropf ‘goiter’, Middle Dutch crop ‘crop’, ‘gizzard’, ‘maw’. North German: from Middle Low German krup ‘small farm animals’; possibly a nickname for a small farmer. German: nickname for a person of short stature, a cripple, or a midget, from Middle Low German krop ‘torso’. German: habitational name from a place called Kropp in Schleswig.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press