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Krause Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kraus. German: from Middle High German kruse ‘pitcher’, ‘jug’; a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of jugs or a nickname for a heavy drinker.

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

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Krause Family Origin

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Krause Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Krause family was Keeping House. The most common Krause occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Krause's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krause.

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Krause Life Expectancy

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