Kring Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by a round village green field or a metonymic occupational name for a baker of round pastries, from Middle High German kring(e) ‘ring’, ‘circle’. German: from the name of St. Quirin(us), especially in Rhineland. Danish: from kring ‘circle (of people)’; also a nickname meaning ‘kind’ or ‘quick’. Swedish: probably a soldier’s name from Old Swedish or dialect kring ‘quick’, ‘lively’.

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


Similar surnames: Ring, Krings, King, Klink, Krieg, Kling, Gring, Kries, Kind, Krick

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Kring Family Origin

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Kring Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kring. The most common Kring occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Kring's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kring family was Farming.

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Kring Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Kring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kring in 1945 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kring

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