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Type Surname (ornamental & from given name)
Usage Jewish, German
Pronounced Pron. Crum Hole Zh(Jewish)  [key]
Other Forms FormsKrumholtz, Krumbholz, Krumbholtz

Meaning & History

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) from Krumbholz ‘bent timber’, ‘mountain pine’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a cartwright or wheelwright. As a Jewish surname it is ornamental.
Added 12/22/2016 by Someone with the last Name Krumholz
Edited 7/24/2017 by LMS