Krabbe (plural Krabbes)
- A surname.
- According to the 2010 United States Census, Krabbe is the 36337th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 616 individuals. Krabbe is most common among White (93.83%) individuals.
- Hanks, Patrick, editor (2003), “Krabbe”, in Dictionary of American Family Names, volume 2, New York City: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 346.
Cognate with Dutch krab, English crab, Old Norse krabbi (Norwegian krabbe, Swedish krabba). Root cognate with crawl, scrape. More at crab. Further origin unknown; either from a substrate language, or, if inherited, related to kerben. Compare Latin carabus.
Krabbe f (genitive Krabbe, plural Krabben)
- Königskrabbe (“king crab”)
- a surname