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Krohn Family History

Krohn Name Meaning

German (also Kröhn): nickname for a tall thin person with long legs from Middle High German krān krōn ‘crane’. Compare Krahn . German: from an old personal name based on Old High German gruoni ‘green’. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kron .

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

Similar surnames: Kron, Kroll, Kohn, Rohn, Krahn, Kroh, Krock, Frohn, Kuehn, Kropp

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Where is the Krohn family from?

You can see how Krohn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krohn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Krohn families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Krohn family living in Mississippi. This was about 50% of all the recorded Krohn's in USA. Mississippi and 1 other state had the highest population of Krohn families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krohn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Krohn. 20% of Krohn men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Krohn women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krohn were Truck Driver and Saleslady. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Krohn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krohn 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Krohn. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Krohn. For the veterans among your Krohn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krohn lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Krohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Krohn in 1944 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

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