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Krass Name Meaning

German: from krasse, which in Middle Low German meant ‘shrimp’, ‘prawn’, but in early modern German came to denote the gudgeon; it may therefore have been a nickname for someone who was small and active or stubborn and thick-headed. German (Kräss): from the Slavic personal name Kres.

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


Similar surnames: Grass, Kress, Brass, Kraus, Krans, Kass, Drass, Klass, Kross, Prast

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Krass Family Origin

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Krass Family Occupations

What did your Krass ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Krass family was Cigar Maker. The most common Krass occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Krass's were Farmers. Farmer, Bees Peddler and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krass.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Bees Peddler

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Cigar Maker

    3%

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

Krass Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Krass Life Expectancy

What is the average Krass lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Krass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Krass in 1959 was 60, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krass 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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