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Kram Name Meaning

German, Czech (Krám), Polish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a shopkeeper, from Middle High German, Middle Low German kram ‘tent’, ‘booth’ or the Slavic derivative kram ‘shop’, ‘store’. Compare Kramer.

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


Similar surnames: Kral, Kramp, Krom, Ram, Kam, Kray, Krum, Kamp, Ramm, Gram

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Where is the Kram family from?

You can see how Kram families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kram family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kram families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kram family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Kram's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kram families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kram surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kram ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kram. 14% of Kram men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Kram women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kram were Clerk 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
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Saleslady
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Maid
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kram. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kram 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 Kram. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kram. For the veterans among your Kram ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kram lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kram life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Kram in 1950 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

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