Kramp Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Kamp, Ramp, Kram, Krampf, Krampe, Ramm, Kropp, Karp, Trapp, Kramb

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Kramp Family Origin

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Kramp Family Occupations

What did your Kramp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kramp. 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.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carriage Smith

    5%

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

Kramp Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kramp Life Expectancy

What is the average Kramp lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kramp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kramp 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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