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Krog Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: habitational name from any of the places called with Danish krog Norwegian krok ‘corner bend’ referring to a site in such location. North German Danish and Norwegian (of Danish origin): occupational name for a tavern keeper or a topographic name for someone living near the village tavern from Middle Low German krōch ‘tavern inn’ or a nickname for a drinker. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German krōch ‘pasture or planted field surrounded by a fence wall or ditch’. Croatian: nickname or topographic name from dialect krog ‘circle ring’ in the topographic sense also ‘wood forest’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Krok, Rog, Krogh, Krag, Kron, Knox, Krom, Kwon, Krug, Krol

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Where is the Krog family from?

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

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Krog. 42% of Krog men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Krog women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krog were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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

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What is the average Krog lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Krog life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Krog in 1953 was 42, and 68 in 2004.

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