Krafft Family History

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Krafft Name Meaning

German and Swedish: variant spelling of Kraft.

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


Similar surnames: Kraft, Braff, Craft, Kreft, Graff, Kragt, Riff, Krauth, Krauss

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Krafft Family Origin

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Krafft Family Occupations

What did your Krafft ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Krafft occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Krafft's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Krafft family was Attorney. Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krafft.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Attorney

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Krafft ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Krafft Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Krafft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krafft census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Krafft

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Krafft. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Krafft. For the veterans among your Krafft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krafft Life Expectancy

What is the average Krafft lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Krafft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Krafft in 1956 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krafft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krafft ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Krafft Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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