Krauter Family History

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Krauter Name Meaning

German (also Kräuter) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a grower or seller of herbs, from an agent derivative of Kraut. German: nickname for a grumpy old man, an old fogey.

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

Similar surnames: Krauser, Kreiter, Kreuter, Krause, Hauter, Kraut, Kater, Sauter

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Krauter Family Origin

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Krauter Family Occupations

What did your Krauter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Krauter family was Keeping House. The most common Krauter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Krauter's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krauter.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Krauter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Krauter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krauter 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Krauter. 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 Krauter. For the veterans among your Krauter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krauter Life Expectancy

What is the average Krauter lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Krauter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Krauter in 1954 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krauter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krauter 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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