Kreft Name Meaning

from Middle Low German krevet ‘crab’, ‘crayfish’ (see Krebs), a metonymic occupational name for a catcher or seller of these shellfish or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a crab. variant of Kraft.

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


Similar surnames: Krebs, Kraft, Krech, Kreul, Proft, Krey, Heft, Hoeft, Krenn, Reff

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Kreft Family Origin

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Kreft Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    35%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%
  • Dyer

    5%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kreft. The most common Kreft occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Kreft's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Kreft family was Dyer.

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Kreft Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Kreft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kreft in 1961 was 63, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kreft

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