Krohn Name Meaning

German (also Kröhn): nickname for a tall, thin person with long legs, from Middle High German kran, kron ‘crane’. Compare Krahn. German: from an old personal name based on Old High German gruoni ‘green’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kron.

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


Similar surnames: Kron, Kroll, Kohn, Rohn, Krahn, Kroh, Krock, Frohn, Kuehn, Kropp

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Krohn Family Origin

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Krohn Family Occupations

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  • Labourer At Wharf

    20%
  • Modler in Brickyard

    20%
  • Watchmaker

    20%
  • Wine Merchant

    20%

In 1881, Labourer At Wharf, Modler in Brickyard and Watchmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krohn. The most common Krohn occupation in the UK was Labourer At Wharf. 20% of Krohn's were Labourer At Wharfs. A less common occupation for the Krohn family was Wine Merchant.

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Krohn Historical Records

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Krohn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Krohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Krohn in 1944 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krohn

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