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Kratt Family History

Kratt Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker, from Middle High German kratte ‘basket’.

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

Similar surnames: Kraut, Kraft, Krans, Kritz, Krack, Katt, Kratz, Prast, Kreft, Ratz

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Where is the Kratt family from?

You can see how Kratt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kratt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kratt families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kratt family living in Alabama. This was 100% of all the recorded Kratt's in the USA. Alabama had the highest population of Kratt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kratt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kratt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kratt. 22% of Kratt men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Kratt women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kratt were Clerk and Office Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Operator
  • Office Clerk
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kratt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kratt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 741 immigration records available for the last name Kratt. 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 Cards

There are 735 military records available for the last name Kratt. For the veterans among your Kratt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kratt lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Kratt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kratt in 1946 was 74, and 75 in 2004.

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