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Krakauer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the Polish city of Kraków, from its German name Krakau.

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


Similar surnames: Krakower, Hanauer, Braker, Kraner, Kramer, Cronauer, Krasner, Kramar

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Krakauer Family Origin

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Krakauer Family Occupations

What did your Krakauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Clerk In Store and Prof Music were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Krakauer. A less common occupation for the Krakauer family was Shocmaker. The most common Krakauer occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 33% of Krakauer's were Clerk In Stores.

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  • Clerk In Store

    33%
  • Prof Music

    33%
  • Shocmaker

    33%

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

Krakauer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Krakauer. 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 Krakauer. For the veterans among your Krakauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krakauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Krakauer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Krakauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Krakauer in 1963 was 68, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krakauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krakauer 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.

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