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Krok Family History

Krok Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for someone with an unusual walk, from Polish krok ‘gait’, ‘step’. German and Dutch: variant spelling of Krock. Perhaps also a Swedish soldier’s name from krok ‘crook’, ‘bend’.

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


Similar surnames: Krock, Krook, Krol, Kron, Kruk, Klos, Kroll, Krom, Kroh, Kauk

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Where is the Krok family from?

You can see how Krok families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krok family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Krok families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Krok families living in Illinois. This was about 44% of all the recorded Krok's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Krok families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krok surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krok ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krok. 32% of Krok men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Krok women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krok were Assembler and Seamstress.

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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
    32%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Assembler
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • Trained Nurse
    34%
  • Seamstress
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Krok. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krok 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 Krok. 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 397 military records available for the last name Krok. For the veterans among your Krok ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krok lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Krok life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Krok in 1944 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

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