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Kroner Family History

Kroner Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from a place called Kronau, near Bruchsal. from a noun derivative of Middle Low German kronen ‘to grumble’, hence a nickname for a cantankerous person. from an old personal name based on Old High German gruoni, Old Saxon groni ‘green’ in the sense of ‘fresh new life’. habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a crown, from Middle High German krone.

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


Similar surnames: Kober, Kraner, Krone, Kinner, Groner, Kasner, Bruner, Broder, Kemner

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Where is the Kroner family from?

You can see how Kroner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kroner family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Kroner families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 35 Kroner families living in Illinois. This was about 17% of all the recorded Kroner's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kroner families in 1880.
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What did your Kroner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kroner. 11% of Kroner men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Kroner women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kroner were Carpenter 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
    11%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    11%
  • Secretary
    11%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kroner. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kroner. For the veterans among your Kroner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kroner lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kroner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kroner in 1958 was 59, and 83 in 2004.

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