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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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Where is the Krug family from?

You can see how Krug families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krug family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Krug families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Krug families living in Indiana. This was about 29% of all the recorded Krug's in the USA. Indiana and 2 other states had the highest population of Krug families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krug surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krug ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krug. 18% of Krug men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Krug women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krug were Carpenter and Clerk.

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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
    18%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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