Krotz Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of various Germanic personal names formed with hrod ‘renown’, ‘victory’. German: from Alemannic Grotz, meaning ‘shrimp’, possibly a nickname for a little man. Possibly a respelling of German Kratz.

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


Similar surnames: Kritz, Grotz, Kotz, Kratz, Kroth, Klotz, Kroll, Kretz, Pretz, Ratz

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Krotz Family Origin

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Krotz Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krotz. The most common Krotz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Krotz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Krotz family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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Krotz Historical Records

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Krotz Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Krotz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Krotz in 1956 was 42, and 67 in 2004.

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