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Re: Origins of Krull?
Posted by: C. Hutt Date: January 04, 2000 at 11:08:01
In Reply to: Origins of Krull? by Grant Everett Krull of 197

All the Krulls I know of are German or Dutch. My Krull ancestors came from Friesland in The Netherlands. The word "krul" means "curl." The tradition is that the family progenitor wore a jacket that curled in the back. The local priest dubbed him "jackenkrul" (curling coat) to distinguish him from other boys with the same first name. I have also read that the name may have been used to describe those with curly hair.


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