Kramp Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German krampe ‘hook’, ‘staple’; either a nickname for someone with a hooked nose or a hunched back or a metonymic occupational name for a locksmith. German: variant of Krampe 2. Dutch: according to Debrabandere, possibly a nickname for someone who suffers from cramps, from Middle Dutch crampe ‘cramp’.

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

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Kramp Family Origin

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Kramp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carriage Smith

    5%

In 1880, the most common Kramp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Kramp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kramp family was Carriage Smith. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kramp.

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Kramp Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Kramp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kramp in 1959 was 49, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kramp

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