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Kronk Family History

Kronk Name Meaning

nickname for a sickly person, from Middle High German kranc ‘physically weak’. from Low German Kraneke ‘crane’ (see Krahn).

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


Similar surnames: Krank, Kron, Krock, Kroner, Krenke, Krone, Rook, Kroll, Kruck, Klink

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Where is the Kronk family from?

You can see how Kronk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kronk family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kronk families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Kronk families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Kronk's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Kronk families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kronk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kronk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kronk. 24% of Kronk men worked as a Laborer and 36% of Kronk women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kronk were Farm Laborer and Teacher.

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    36%
  • Clerk
    24%
  • Saleslady
    18%
  • Teacher
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kronk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kronk 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 176 immigration records available for the last name Kronk. 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 629 military records available for the last name Kronk. For the veterans among your Kronk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kronk lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kronk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Kronk in 1962 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

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