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Krenzer Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living near a border, or habitational name for someone from any of various place called Kreinitz, Krenitz, or Krensitz (see Krenz). probably from Middle High German grans ‘beak’, ‘muzzle’, hence a nickname for someone with a protruding mouth or a topographic name for someone who lived by a beak-shaped plot of land.

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


Similar surnames: Kretzer, Kroner, Kreutzer, Krenz, Krengel, Retzer, Kreider, Koelzer

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Where is the Krenzer family from?

You can see how Krenzer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krenzer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Krenzer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Krenzer families living in Nebraska. This was about 27% of all the recorded Krenzer's in the USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Krenzer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krenzer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krenzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krenzer. 37% of Krenzer men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Krenzer women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krenzer were Manager and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Manager
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    18%
  • Teacher
    18%
  • Secretary
    18%
  • Stenographer
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 723 immigration records available for the last name Krenzer. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Krenzer. For the veterans among your Krenzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krenzer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Krenzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Krenzer in 1954 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

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