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Krock Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from the city of Kraków in Poland, from a shortened form of Kraker, a Silesian variant of German Krakauer. Germanized variant of Polish Krok. North German (also Kröck): topographic name from Low German krock ‘crack’, ‘crevice’ (plural kröcke). Dutch: nickname for someone with long, curly, or thick hair, from Middle Dutch crook, croke ‘curly locks’, ‘mop (of hair)’. Jewish: variant spelling of Krok.

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


Similar surnames: Kruck, Brock, Rock, Krook, Krack, Krok, Klock, Knock, Kock, Kroll

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Where is the Krock family from?

You can see how Krock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Krock families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Krock family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Krock's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Krock families in 1840.
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What did your Krock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krock. 16% of Krock men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Krock women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krock were Clerk and Waitress.

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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

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Miner
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Office Clerk
    17%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Waitress
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 631 immigration records available for the last name Krock. 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 805 military records available for the last name Krock. For the veterans among your Krock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krock lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Krock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Krock in 1961 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

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