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Krall Family History

Krall Name Meaning

Germanized or Americanized spelling of Kral. Germanized form of Slovenian Kralj (see Kraly). German: nickname for a lively person, from Low German krall ‘lively’, ‘cheerful’. German: habitational name from a farmstead so named near Meppen, Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Kral, Krill, Prall, Kraly, Kroll, Krell, Grill, Groll, Crall, Kall

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Where is the Krall family from?

You can see how Krall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Krall families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 14 Krall families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 93% of all the recorded Krall's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Krall families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krall ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krall. 20% of Krall men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Krall women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krall were Miner 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

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Miner
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Waitress
    7%
  • Maid
    7%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Krall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krall 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Krall. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Krall. For the veterans among your Krall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krall lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Krall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Krall in 1953 was 69, and 76 in 2004.

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