Krane Family History

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Krane Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a long-legged or tall thin man, from Middle Dutch crane ‘crane’. North German: variant of Krahn.

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

Similar surnames: Crane, Krank, Krone, Kranz, Krape, Krans, Drane, Krage, Krahe, Krake

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Krane Family Origin

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Krane Family Occupations

What did your Krane ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Krane occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Krane's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krane. A less common occupation for the Krane family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Shoemaker


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

Krane Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Krane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krane 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Krane. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Krane. For the veterans among your Krane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krane Life Expectancy

What is the average Krane lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Krane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Krane in 1955 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krane

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krane 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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