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Kribs Name Meaning

German: variant of Krips and Krebs . This surname is also found in France (Lorraine and Alsace).

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


Similar surnames: Kribbs, Krebs, Kriss, Krus, Krieg, Krimm, Kries, Krise, Kiss, Kritz

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Where is the Kribs family from?

You can see how Kribs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kribs family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kribs families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Kribs families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 80% of all the recorded Kribs's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kribs families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kribs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kribs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kribs. 16% of Kribs men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Kribs women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kribs were Clerk and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    16%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Saleslady
    30%
  • Waitress
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kribs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kribs census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 325 immigration records available for the last name Kribs. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 498 military records available for the last name Kribs. For the veterans among your Kribs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kribs lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kribs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Kribs in 1964 was 64, and 88 in 2004.

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