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Kring Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by a round village 'square' or a round field; or a metonymic occupational name for a baker of round pastries from Middle High German kring(e) ‘ring circle’. German: from the name of Saint Quirin(us) especially in Rhineland. Danish: from kring ‘circle (of people)’; also a nickname meaning ‘kind’ or ‘quick’. Swedish: probably a soldier's name from Old Swedish or dialect kring ‘quick lively’.

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


Similar surnames: Ring, Krings, King, Klink, Krieg, Kling, Gring, Kries, Kind, Krick

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Where is the Kring family from?

You can see how Kring families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kring family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kring families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 23 Kring families living in London. This was about 44% of all the recorded Kring's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Kring families in 1891.
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What did your Kring ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Kring. 100% of Kring women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kring. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Kring. For the veterans among your Kring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kring lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kring in 1945 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

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