Krans Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch crans ‘wreath’, ‘garland’, ‘crown’; hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of wreaths and garlands, a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a garland, or a nickname for someone whose hair was tonsured. German: nickname from Middle High German grans ‘beak’. Compare Schnabel.

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


Similar surnames: Kranz, Crans, Kraus, Grass, Krank, Krass, Kries, Kring, Kruis, Krane

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Krans Family Origin

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Krans Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    16%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Keeps House

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Krans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Krans's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krans. A less common occupation for the Krans family was Keeps House.

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Between 1963 and 2004, Krans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Krans in 1963 was 81, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krans

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