Kroetch Family History
Kroetch Surname History
The Krotsch (also spelled Kroetch, Krutch, Crutch, Kroetsch) family can be traced back to Bavaria, Germany. One branch of the family (Martin and Kunigunda Krotsch) emigrated to Canada (via the United States of America) in the 1840's. We don't know the meaning or origin of the name Krotsch/Kroetch prior to the 1700's. Perhaps German relatives know more and can help by adding information here!
The surname Kroetch is derived from the original German spelling of the surname KROTSCH. The name is often spelled Kroetsch or Krutch by various family members. The name comes from the region of Bavaria. The name can be found in Radelsdorf as far back as 1690 with the baptism of a Johann Peter Krotsch (umlaut 'o'). With the immigration of Martin Krotsch and his wife Kunigunda Regel, the surname spread throughout Eastern Canada and into the United States. All people with the variations of the surname (Kroetch, Kroetsch, Krutch) are related by this immigrating ancestor.
Kroetch country of origin
As far as is known, the Kroetch family originated in Germany.
Meaning of the last name Kroetch
There is no known meaning of the word "Kroetch".
- Juanita (Kroetch) Maxwell 1901 - ?
- Lawrence Edmund Kroetch 1892 - ?
- Gertrude Margaret Kroetch 1884 - ?
- Juanita Mary Jane "Norma" Kroetch
- Martin Anthony Kroetch 1858 - ?
- Nell Steeples Kroetch
- Callistus Aloysius Kroetch 1890 - ?
Kroetch Family Tree
Famous people named Kroetch
Famous members of the Kroetch family:
- Robert Kroetsch, Canadian poet and novelist.
- Joseph Wood Krutch, American writer, critic and naturalist.
Nationality and Ethnicity of Kroetch
Kroetch is originally a German surname. However, many descendants moved to the United States and Canada.
At least one branch of the Kroetch (Krotch) family originally came from Bavaria Germany, emigrating to Canada in the 1840's. The eldest son of this branch, the Martin and Kunigunda (Regel) Krotch family, whose name was George, stayed in New York. The rest of the family continued on to Canada. Through time, descendents moved to Michigan, Kansas, Idaho, Washington, and California.
There must be descendants of brothers or sisters of Martin Krotch in Germany but none of the Canadian/United States family members have been able to find them.
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Kroetch spelling variations
Some other spellings of Kroetch include: