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Krum Family History

Krum Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Krumm. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German krumm ‘crooked’, ‘deformed’. Scandinavian: of uncertain origin, probably German.

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


Similar surnames: Krim, Brum, Drum, Kram, Krumm, Grum, Kruk, Krug, Baum, Frum

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Where is the Krum family from?

You can see how Krum families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krum family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Krum families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 48 Krum families living in New York. This was about 77% of all the recorded Krum's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Krum families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krum surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krum ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krum. 27% of Krum men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Krum women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krum were Carpenter and Teacher.

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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
    19%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Housework
    7%
  • Maid
    5%
  • Teacher
    5%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Krum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krum 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 Krum. 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 Krum. For the veterans among your Krum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krum lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Krum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Krum in 1941 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

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