Krog Family History
Krog Name Meaning
Danish and Norwegian: habitational name from any of the places called with Danish krog Norwegian krok ‘corner bend’ referring to a site in such location. North German Danish and Norwegian (of Danish origin): occupational name for a tavern keeper or a topographic name for someone living near the village tavern from Middle Low German krōch ‘tavern inn’ or a nickname for a drinker. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German krōch ‘pasture or planted field surrounded by a fence wall or ditch’. Croatian: nickname or topographic name from dialect krog ‘circle ring’ in the topographic sense also ‘wood forest’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022