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Kruck Name Meaning

German (also Krück): topographic name for someone who lived by a field named with Middle Low German krucke ‘crooked piece of wood’, ‘crutch’, ‘crosier’. German (also Krück): metonymic occupational name for a maker of jugs, from Low German Kruke ‘jug’. Dutch: nickname for someone who used a crutch or walking stick, Middle Dutch crucke, cricke. Respelling of Polish and Jewish Kruk.

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


Similar surnames: Krock, Krack, Bruck, Krick, Ruck, Rock, Kruk, Kauk, Druck, Kruis

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Where is the Kruck family from?

You can see how Kruck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kruck family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kruck families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 24 Kruck families living in Ohio. This was about 32% of all the recorded Kruck's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kruck families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kruck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kruck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kruck. 27% of Kruck men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Kruck women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kruck were Foreman and Beauty Operator.

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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
    27%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Foreman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    31%
  • Bookkeeper
    24%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Beauty Operator
    16%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kruck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kruck 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kruck. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kruck. For the veterans among your Kruck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kruck lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kruck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kruck in 1948 was 49, and 84 in 2004.

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