History of your Surname
Get access to Krone family records.Start a free trial

Krone Family History

Krone Name Meaning

German: variant of Kron. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Krone ‘crown’, probably as an ornamental name. German: nickname for a slender, long-legged individual, from a dialect form of Kranich. Altered spelling of Dutch Kroon.

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

Similar surnames: Kron, Drone, Kroner, Crone, Grone, Krock, Krohn, Kroll, Rone, Krane

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Krone family from?

You can see how Krone families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krone family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Krone families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 19 Krone families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 79% of all the recorded Krone's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Krone families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krone surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krone ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Krone. 20% of Krone men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Krone women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krone were Proprietor and Waitress. .

View Census Data for Krone | Data not to scale

*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
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Waitress
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Krone family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Krone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krone census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Krone

Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Krone. 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.

View all Krone immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 15,000 military records available for the last name Krone. For the veterans among your Krone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Krone military records

You've only scratched the surface of Krone family history

Discover More

What is the average Krone lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Krone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Krone in 1943 was 30, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krone

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Krone family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial