Kroetsch Family History
Kroetsch Surname History
Kroetsch family history has a rich and complex origin whose details have been accumulated over the years by Kroetsch family researchers. This Kroetsch history and genealogy page contains the contributed history of the Kroetsch surname made up of user-contributed content from other AncientFaces users. The Kroetsch family is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the Kroetsch family has spread, it has evolved making its history tricky to unearth.
Most of the surname variations of Kroetsch, Krutch and Kroetch come from the orginial spelling of the surname KROTSCH (umlaut on the "o"). Occasionally, the spelling 'Kretsch' has been used for this surname. Variations of the surname occurred as the original German name was mispronounced in the English language, and consequently changed to make spelling and pronunciation easier for each individual family. Descendants of the first German immigrant, Martin Krotsch, are spread throughout Canada and the United States.
Kroetsch country of origin
This 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.
Meaning of the last name Kroetsch
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The meaning of Kroetsch come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Many of these profession-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Kroetsch come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
- Aloysius G. Kroetsch 1866 - ?
- Katherine Mary Kroetsch 1874 - ?
- Barbara Kroetsch 1878 - ?
- Henry Kroetsch 1851 - ?
- Dorothy Ferguson Kroetsch 1906 - ?
- Martin Aloysius Kroetsch 1858 - ?
- Anna Kunigunda Kroetsch 1864 - ?
Kroetsch Family Tree
Famous people named Kroetsch
Joseph Wood Krutch, American writer, critic and naturalist
Robert Kroetsch, Canadian novelist, poet and writer
Nationality and Ethnicity of Kroetsch
German, usually from the area of northern Bavaria.
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Kroetsch spelling variations
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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Kroetsch family name are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Kroetsch were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Kroetsch. Family names like Kroetsch transform in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries across time.