Kroes Family History

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Kroes Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Middle Dutch croes(e), cruese ‘stone jar’, ‘drinking vessel’. nickname for someone with curly hair, from Middle Dutch croes ‘curly’, ‘crinkly’.

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

Similar surnames: Kroese, Croes, Kross, Krans, Kroll, Kries, Krock, Roes, Kruis, Krol

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Kroes Family Origin

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Kroes Family Occupations

What did your Kroes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kroes occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Kroes's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


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Kroes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kroes Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kroes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kroes in 1962 was 65, and 77 in 2004.

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