Kraut Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a market gardener or a herbalist, from Middle High German krut ‘herb’, ‘plant’,‘cabbage’. It is also found in eastern Slovenia. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental or metonymic occupational name from German Kraut ‘herb’, ‘cabbage’.

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


Similar surnames: Kaut, Kraft, Kratt, Kraus, Traub, Krause, Traut, Kram, Braun, Kau

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Kraut Family Origin

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Kraut Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kraut family was Carpenter. The most common Kraut occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kraut's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kraut.

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Kraut Historical Records

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Kraut Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Kraut life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Kraut in 1950 was 50, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kraut

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