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Krupka Family History

Krupka Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, eastern German, and Jewish (from Poland): metonymic occupational name for a grain dealer, from Slavic krupka ‘grain’. Czech and German: nickname for an ill-mannered person, from old Czech krupy ‘crude’. Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name for someone from a place called Krupka, now in Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Kruppa, Krupa, Krupke, Kupka, Kraska, Krupski, Kruck, Rutka, Chupka

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Where is the Krupka family from?

You can see how Krupka families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krupka family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Krupka families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Krupka families living in Ohio. This was about 37% of all the recorded Krupka's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Krupka families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krupka surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krupka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krupka. 19% of Krupka men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Krupka women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krupka were Salesman and Machine Operator.

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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

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Manager
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    20%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Machine Operator
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Krupka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krupka 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 Krupka. 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 Krupka. For the veterans among your Krupka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krupka lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Krupka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Krupka in 1961 was 53, and 85 in 2004.

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