Kramar Family History

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Kramar Name Meaning

Czech (Kramár), Slovak (Kramár), Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shopkeeper, Czech kramar, Ukrainian kramar, from kram ‘store’, from Old High German cram ‘tent’, ‘trading post’. Slovenian: occupational name for a peddler or hawker, from krama ‘cheap goods’, a word of German origin. See 1, and compare Kramer.

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

Similar surnames: Kramer, Kram, Kramarz, Kalmar, Bramer, Krammer, Komar, Kremer, Kamer

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Kramar Family Origin

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Kramar Family Occupations

What did your Kramar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kramar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Kramar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kramar family was At School. Farmer, Laborer and Agent For Farm Machinery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kramar.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Agent For Farm Machinery

  • At School


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

Kramar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kramar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kramar 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kramar. 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 691 military records available for the last name Kramar. For the veterans among your Kramar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kramar Life Expectancy

What is the average Kramar lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kramar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Kramar in 1964 was 74, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kramar

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