Kruck Family History
Kruck Name Meaning
German (also Krück): topographic name for someone who lived by a field named with Middle Low German krucke ‘crooked piece of wood’, ‘crutch’, ‘crosier’. German (also Krück): metonymic occupational name for a maker of jugs, from Low German Kruke ‘jug’. Dutch: nickname for someone who used a crutch or walking stick, Middle Dutch crucke, cricke. Respelling of Polish and Jewish Kruk.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press