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Definition: 1) Innkeeper, from the Middle Low German "kroger" or "kruger," meaning host. Usually found in northern Germany. HOST and HOSTLER are the English variants of this surname. KROEGER is the Dutch form. 2) Potter, possibly one who makes beer mugs (krug), from Middle High German "kruoc" meaning jug or pot. Usually found in southern Germany. POTTER is the English variant of this surname.

Surname Origin: German

Alternate Surname Spellings: KRUG, KROEGER, KRUGER

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Surname Finder - KRUEGER Genealogy & Family Resources
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KRUEGER Surname & Family Mailing List
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KRUEGER Family Genealogy Forum
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FamilySearch - KRUEGER Genealogy
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Research your German family tree with the help of these German genealogical societies, records, surname lists, archives and libraries, and Germany genealogy research guides.

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DistantCousin.com - KRUEGER Genealogy & Family History
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MyCinnamonToast.com - KRUEGER Genealogy in All Regions
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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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