What's In A Name: Kroepel?

Names can be fun.

My full name is thus: Robert Howard Kroepel.

In German, Kroepel = Kröpel = Pastry Doughnut.

Apparently an ancestor was a successful baker who was famous for specialty items called kröpels, and when he had to choose a family name he chose Kröpel, pronounced "KRUR-pull," which here in America is now Kroepel and pronounced "CRAY-Pull."

In Scottish, Robert = Brightly Shining With Fame.

Therefore, Robert Kroepel = Famous Doughnut.

In Scottish, Howard = Chief Guardian Warrior.

Therefore, Robert Howard Kroepel = Famous Chief Guardian Warrior Doughnut!!!