Kresch Family History
Kresch Name Meaning
Jewish (from Austrian Galicia): perhaps a habitational name from the town of Krzeszów now in southern Poland. German: perhaps a variant of Kretsch . This surname is very rare in Germany. Germanized form of Croatian and Slovenian Kreš: probably a nickname from a derivative of kresati ‘to strike fire’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022