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Krich Family History

Krich Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Possibly a shortened form of German Krichbaum or a respelling of Kriech, a topographic name for someone who lived by a blackthorn or wild plum tree.

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

Similar surnames: Krech, Klich, Rich, Urich, Erich, Krish, Drach, Brich, Krock, Krisch

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Where is the Krich family from?

You can see how Krich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krich family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Krich families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 21 Krich families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 64% of all the recorded Krich's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Krich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krich. 19% of Krich men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Krich women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krich were Clerk and Teacher.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Saleswoman
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Krich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 530 immigration records available for the last name Krich. 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 236 military records available for the last name Krich. For the veterans among your Krich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krich lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Krich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Krich in 1955 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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