Krauss Family History

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Krauss Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kraus.

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


Similar surnames: Krause, Krausz, Kraus, Klauss, Kreiss, Knauss, Krausse, Kraut, Fauss

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Krauss Family Origin

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Krauss Family Occupations

What did your Krauss ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Butcher Slaughterhouse Foreman Heavy Worker and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Krauss. 10% of Krauss men worked as a Butcher Slaughterhouse Foreman Heavy Worker and 14% of Krauss women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krauss were Driver Machine Elect Auto Mor and Craftsman Postery

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Butcher Slaughterhouse Foreman Heavy Worker
    10%
  • Butchers Assistant
    10%
  • Dist Rep sups Electric Mark
    10%
  • Driver Machine Elect Auto Mor
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Private Means
    14%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    14%
  • Craftsman Postery
    7%

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

Krauss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Krauss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krauss 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Krauss. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Krauss. For the veterans among your Krauss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krauss Life Expectancy

What is the average Krauss lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Krauss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Krauss in 1945 was 27, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krauss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krauss 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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