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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

What did your Kring ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Kring Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kring 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kring. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kring. For the veterans among your Kring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kring Life Expectancy

What is the average Kring lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kring

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kring 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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