Krimm Family History

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Krimm Name Meaning

habitational name from any of the places named Krimm or Krim, in Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg, former East Prussia, and Bavaria. variant of Grimm. North German: nickname for a hunched or bent person, from Low German krimpen ‘to crimp or shrivel’.

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

Similar surnames: Krim, Ramm, Krumm, Crim, Priem, Kimm, Grimm, Klim, Crimm, Drumm

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Krimm Family Origin

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Krimm Family Occupations

What did your Krimm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Krimm occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Krimm's were Laborers. Laborer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krimm. A less common occupation for the Krimm family was Cashier.

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  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Cashier


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

Krimm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Krimm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krimm 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 409 immigration records available for the last name Krimm. 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 650 military records available for the last name Krimm. For the veterans among your Krimm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krimm Life Expectancy

What is the average Krimm lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Krimm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Krimm in 1950 was 38, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krimm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krimm 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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