Kren Family History

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Kren Name Meaning

Austrian German and Czech (Kren): from Czech kren ‘horseradish’, hence a nickname for a keen, fit person, or possibly an occupational name for a dealer in spices and condiments. Jewish (from Belarus): unexplained. Slovenian: altered form of Hren.

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

Similar surnames: Koren, Ken, Hren, Bien, Kron, Krey, Wren, Oren, Uren, Koen

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Kren Family Origin

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Kren Family Occupations

What did your Kren ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Butchers Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kren. 15% of Kren men worked as a Butchers Clerk and 58% of Kren women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kren were Engineers Fitter and Seeking Employment Refugee

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Butchers Clerk
  • Carkester Domestic
  • Decorator Building Plumbing Motor Man
  • Engineers Fitter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Worker
  • Refugee
  • Seeking Employment Refugee

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

Kren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kren 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 957 immigration records available for the last name Kren. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kren. For the veterans among your Kren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kren Life Expectancy

What is the average Kren lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kren in 1951 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kren 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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