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Krager Name Meaning

German (Kräger): occupational name for a maker of collars or someone who wore a distinctive collar, from an agent derivative of Krage.

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


Similar surnames: Krage, Frager, Kramer, Trager, Kroger, Kreger, Kraker, Graper, Prager

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Where is the Krager family from?

You can see how Krager families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krager family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Krager families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Krager families living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Krager's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Krager families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krager surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krager ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krager. 29% of Krager men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Krager women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krager were Farming and Maid.

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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
    29%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Seamstress
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Krager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krager 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 971 immigration records available for the last name Krager. 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 919 military records available for the last name Krager. For the veterans among your Krager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krager lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Krager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Krager in 1959 was 46, and 87 in 2004.

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