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Kramer Family History

Kramer Name Meaning
German (also Krämer), Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shopkeeper, peddler, or hawker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German kram ‘trading post’, ‘tent’, ‘booth’. EG, AB This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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428,530 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
72,590 Military Records
51,944 Immigration Records
226,374 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Kramer Families

  • Number of Kramer families
     679 - 1,356
     227 - 678
     1 - 226
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kramer families
     50 - 97
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kramer families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kramer Family Origin

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Kramer Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kramer

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Kramer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kramer census records

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Kramer Civil War Service Records

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