The family history
(genealogy) presented here deals with different spellings of the family name. So far we have found
the following 42 ways: Chroneissen(3), Chroneysenn(1), Chronisen(1), Crohneysen(1),
Cronaisen (1), Croneis(79), Croneisen(52), Croneisenss(1), Croneisin (3), Croneiss(16), Croneissen(102), Croneiß(38),
Croneißen(1),Croneysen(18), Croneysin (3), Croneyßen(1), Cronise(293), Cronysen(3), Groneisen(1), Groneissen(7),
Groneiß (1), Groneißin (1), Grüneißen (2), Gruoneisen(3), Krohneisen(1), Kroneis(127), Kroneisen(471), Kroneiser(30),
Kroneiss(ß)(48), Kroneissen(26), Kroneißen(2), Kroneisl(63), Kroneisz(141), Kroneysen (25), Kronhise (3), Kronisen(11),
Kronnissen (1), Kronseisen(1), Kronysen(55), Kronyssen(1), Kronyßen(3), Kronysser(1), (Kornisen)(1).
The roots of the family
go back to the surnames of blacksmiths in the south of Germany,
the region between the river Main
and Switzerland, including the German speaking
part of Switzerland and Austria. The name stands for:
A product made of best quality iron signed with a crown.
This explanation you can find in the old
Lexicon ...", J.H.Zedler, 1733, Halle and Leipzig, and in the
Wörterbuch" (German Dictionary), Gebrüder Grimm (Brothers Grimm).
Several standard books
on family names offer similar explanations.
of our family name were found in Basel 1417, Regensburg 1426, Mergentheim 1444,
Frankfurt 1477, Sissach 1502, Laufenburg 1506,
Freiburg 1545. There are some different family trees. One even goes back
In the book of the "Baseler Schlossergesellen" the family name was mentioned the first time at 1417 with Hans Kronisen from Strasbvrg. This is
600 years, click here!
A summary of the family history
first time could be found in: "Kroneisen, unsere Familien", (Kroneisen, our families), by Dr. Armin Kroneisen, 1994,
Frankfurt/Main, 1240 pages. This book contained a list of 971 persons from whom the name is
The book also had a lot of personal data and reports of that time.
In the meantime the volume has increased three times.
of the Kroneisen families (and all other kinds of writing the name) have taken place
bienal since 1984.
Our last meeting was in 2013 at Esslingen/Germany.
For there were several questions by email,
be shure, there is no club or any kind of association with certain members or membership fee.
We look foreward for every participant. Everyone pays his own costs for travel, hotel or sightseeing. -
The great variety of age enjoys every time. It is reasonable that a third of the participants are
beneath or about 30 years old. -
More from the 15th Family Meeting in Frankfurt/Main and invitation to the next meeting in Strassbourg 2017:
Dr. Armin Kroneisen
Telefon: + 49 69 781725.
If you look for
to your family research, perhaps I can help you. Look for the name and
plus year of birth in the following lists.
Perhaps you can help me with data or references to one of
our family members?
It would be nice to get your message!
assorted to family name, first name, year of birth.
You can find also the town of mentioning and my index number.
There are a lot of in documents mentioned persons (3109) including 1623 people with our family name.
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Copyright © 1994 Dr.Armin Kroneisen
Last update July 02nd, 2017