Krug Family History

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Krug Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of mugs and jugs, from Middle High German kruoc ‘jug’, ‘drinking vessel’; alternatively, mostly in southern and eastern Germany, a nickname for a heavy drinker. occupational nickname for a tavern keeper, from Krug ‘inn’, ‘tavern’, especially in northern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Klug, Krag, Kruck, Krum, Kram, Kruk, Krul, Kreul, Krol, Kraus

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Krug Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Krug name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Krug. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    37%

  • Germanic Europe

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    6%

  • European Jewish

    6%

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Krug Family Origin

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Krug Family Occupations

What did your Krug ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Krug occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Krug's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krug. A less common occupation for the Krug family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Krug Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Krug. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krug 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Krug. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Krug. For the veterans among your Krug ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krug Life Expectancy

What is the average Krug lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Krug life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Krug in 1946 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krug

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krug 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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