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Krach Family History

Krach Name Meaning

German:: from a noun derivative of krachen ‘to make a loud noise to explode’ hence a nickname for a noisy person or a troublemaker. nickname for a feeble person from Middle High German krach ‘crack weakness’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Krack, Drach, Kach, Kracht, Krech, Rach, Brach, Frack, Kranich, Kirch

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Where is the Krach family from?

You can see how Krach families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krach family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Krach families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Krach family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Krach's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Krach families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krach surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krach ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Krach. 26% of Krach men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Krach women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krach were Machinist and Housework. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Krach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krach 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 684 immigration records available for the last name Krach. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Krach. For the veterans among your Krach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krach lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Krach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Krach in 1962 was 73, and 88 in 2004.

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