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Krag Family History

Krag Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: from krage ‘collar’, either a metonymic occupational name for a maker of collars or a nickname for someone who wore a distinctive collar. Collars were worn by wealthy people, and in Denmark at least this also seems to have been a nickname for a nobleman or a courtier.

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


Similar surnames: Krage, Krug, Kral, Krager, Kram, Kray, Karas, Drag, Krol, Krog

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Where is the Krag family from?

You can see how Krag families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krag family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Krag families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Krag families living in Alabama. This was about 18% of all the recorded Krag's in the USA. Alabama and 1 other state had the highest population of Krag families in 1880.
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What did your Krag ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krag. 20% of Krag men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Painter
    12%
  • Plumber
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Krag. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krag 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Krag. 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 765 military records available for the last name Krag. For the veterans among your Krag ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krag lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Krag life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Krag in 1955 was 51, and 70 in 2003.

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