Kruer Family History

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Kruer Name Meaning

occupational name for a herb or vegetable dealer or a maker of herbal medicines, from a contracted form of Low German Krüder, an agent noun from Middle Low German krut ‘green plant’, ‘(medicinal) herb’, ‘spice’. from an old personal name denoting ‘fame’, ‘victory’.

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

Similar surnames: Kauer, Bruer, Krier, Kroner, Keser, Kober, Gruel, Kuter, Brauer

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Kruer Family Origin

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Kruer Family Occupations

What did your Kruer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Agent Wainwright and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kruer. The most common Kruer occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Kruer's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Kruer family was Carpenter.

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  • Keeping House

  • Agent Wainwright

  • At Home

  • Carpenter


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

Kruer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kruer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kruer 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 253 immigration records available for the last name Kruer. 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 323 military records available for the last name Kruer. For the veterans among your Kruer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kruer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kruer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kruer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Kruer in 1959 was 40, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kruer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kruer 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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