Type Surname (from nickname)
Other Forms FormsKrol, Krulle, Croel, Crul
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Meaning & History
Nickname for someone with curly hair, from Middle High German krol 'curly', Middle Low German krulle 'ringlet', 'curl', Middle Dutch croel, crul (apparently a loanword from German). Also, a Polish variant of Krol.