Krenz Family History

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Krenz Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various place called Kreinitz, Krenitz, or Krensitz, so named from Middle High German greniz(e) ‘boundary’, ‘border’ (of Slavic origin), modern German Grenze. German: variant of Kranz.

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


Similar surnames: Kranz, Klenz, Grenz, Krech, Kritz, Frenz, Kretz, Pretz, Kring, Krans

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Krenz Family Origin

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Krenz Family Occupations

What did your Krenz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Krenz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Krenz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Krenz family was Butcher. Farmer, Harness Maker and Boaring Wells were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krenz.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Harness Maker

    8%
  • Boaring Wells

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Krenz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Krenz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krenz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Krenz. 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 Krenz. For the veterans among your Krenz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krenz Life Expectancy

What is the average Krenz lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Krenz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Krenz in 1952 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krenz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krenz 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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