Kratz Name Meaning

from a short form of the medieval personal name Pankratz, a vernacular form of Latin Pancratius (see Pankratz), bestowed in honor of St. Pancras, one of the three ‘ice saints’ martyred under Diocletian. variant of Kraatz 1. from an old personal name formed with Old High German gratag ‘greedy’.

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

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Kratz Family Origin

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Kratz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kratz. The most common Kratz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Kratz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kratz family was Keeping House.

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Kratz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Kratz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kratz in 1945 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kratz

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