Kron Family History

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Kron Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Swedish: from Middle High German kron(e) ‘garland’, ‘chaplet’, ‘diadem’, Swedish krona (from Latin corona). As a German surname it may have been a habitational name for someone who lived in a house with this sign or a nickname for a bald or tonsured man. The Swedish surname, on the other hand, is probably an ornamental name. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Krone. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish personal name kroyne, a derivative of Yiddish kroyn ‘crown’.

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

Similar surnames: Krone, Kroon, Krol, Krohn, Ron, Kroner, Krok, Krob, Krom, Kroll

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Kron Family Origin

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Kron Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kron occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Kron's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kron family was Painter. Farmer, Laborer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kron.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Merchant

  • Painter


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Kron Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Kron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kron 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kron. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Kron. For the veterans among your Kron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kron Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kron in 1950 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

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