Kraft Family History
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Kraft Name Meaning
German (also Kräft), Danish, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a strong man, from Old High German kraft, German Kraft ‘strength’, ‘power’. The Swedish name probably originated as a soldier’s name. In part the German and Danish names possibly also derive from a late survival of the same word used as a byname, Old High German Chraft(o), Old Norse Kraptr.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kraut, Braff, Kroft, Kratt, Kreft, Kram, Prast, Bratt, Kracht, Krack