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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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Kram Family Origin

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Kram Family Occupations

What did your Kram ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kram family was Blacksmith. The most common Kram occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kram's were Farmers. Farmer, At Home and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kram.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • At Home

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Kram Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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 Card

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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Kram Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kram

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kram 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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