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Krans Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch crans ‘wreath’, ‘garland’, ‘crown’; hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of wreaths and garlands, a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a garland, or a nickname for someone whose hair was tonsured. German: nickname from Middle High German grans ‘beak’. Compare Schnabel.

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


Similar surnames: Kranz, Crans, Kraus, Grass, Krank, Krass, Kries, Kring, Kruis, Krane

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Krans Family Origin

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Krans Family Occupations

What did your Krans ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Krans family was Keeps House. Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krans. The most common Krans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Krans's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    16%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Keeps House

    5%

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

Krans Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Krans Life Expectancy

What is the average Krans lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Krans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Krans in 1963 was 81, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krans

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krans 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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