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Krob Family History

Krob Name Meaning

German: nickname for a boorish individual, from Middle High German g(e)rop, German and Yiddish grob ‘coarse’, ‘crude’.

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


Similar surnames: Grob, Kron, Kroh, Kroll, Kos, Krom, Kalb, Kram, Krock, Kronk

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Where is the Krob family from?

You can see how Krob families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krob family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Krob families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Krob families living in Kansas. This was about 65% of all the recorded Krob's in the USA. Kansas had the highest population of Krob families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krob surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krob ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krob. 29% of Krob men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Krob women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krob were Farming and Maid.

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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
    29%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Farming
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Krob. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krob 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 373 immigration records available for the last name Krob. 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 451 military records available for the last name Krob. For the veterans among your Krob ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krob lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Krob life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Krob in 1963 was 76, and 92 in 2004.

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