Kraak Family History

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Kraak Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch crake, craek ‘ship’,‘galleon’, presumably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a ship builder or a mariner. German: habitational name from a place so named in Mecklenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Raak, Krack, Kruck, Krans, Kaas, Krock, Krick, Kauk, Kraut, Kraai

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Kraak Family Origin

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Kraak Family Occupations

What did your Kraak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kraak. 8% of Kraak men worked as a Machinist and 16% of Kraak women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kraak were Laborer and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Machinist
    8%
  • Cabinet Maker
    5%
  • Electrician
    5%
  • Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    16%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Nurse
    11%
  • Operator
    11%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kraak Historical Records

What Kraak family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kraak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kraak 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 777 immigration records available for the last name Kraak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 404 military records available for the last name Kraak. For the veterans among your Kraak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kraak Life Expectancy

What is the average Kraak lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Kraak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kraak in 1953 was 46, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kraak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kraak 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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