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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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Kruck Family Origin

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Kruck Family Occupations

What did your Kruck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kruck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Kruck's were Farmers. Farmer, Huckster and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kruck. A less common occupation for the Kruck family was Boot& Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Huckster

  • Laborer

  • Boot& Shoe Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kruck ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kruck Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Kruck Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kruck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kruck ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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