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Krahn Family History

Krahn Name Meaning
German: nickname for a slim or long-legged person, from Middle Low German krane ‘crane’. Compare Kranich.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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15,145 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,257 Military Records
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12,114 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Krahn Families

  • Number of Krahn families
     47 - 91
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Krahn families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Krahn last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Krahn census records

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Krahn Family Origin

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Krahn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Krahn families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Krahn

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Krahn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Krahn census records

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Krahn Civil War Service Records

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