Krey Name Meaning

nickname from Middle Low German krege ‘crow’. Compare Kray. occupational name for a watchman, Middle High German krai, a loanword from French cri ‘shout’, ‘cry’.

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

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Krey Family Origin

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Krey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Cabinet Maker

    13%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Boot Maker

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Krey family was Boot Maker. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krey. The most common Krey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Krey's were Farmers.

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Krey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Krey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Krey in 1952 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krey

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