Krol Family History

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Krol Name Meaning

Dutch: variant spelling of Kroll. Polish (Król) and Jewish (from Polish): from Polish król ‘king’, a Polish nickname for someone with a superior manner or for a leader in a community, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in a royal household. As a Jewish name it is an ornamental adoption. Compare Kral. Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental name from Polish król ‘rabbit’, Ukrainian krol. See also Krolik.

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


Similar surnames: Kral, Kron, Kroll, Korol, Krul, Krok, Krolik, Krom, Karol, Kruk

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Krol Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Krol name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Krol. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    39%

  • England & Wales

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    10%

  • Baltic States

    9%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

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Krol Family Origin

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Krol Family Occupations

What did your Krol ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Carriage Trimmer and Shoe Mk. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krol. The most common Krol occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Krol's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Krol family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carriage Trimmer

    20%
  • Shoe Mk.

    20%
  • Tailor

    20%

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Krol Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Krol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krol 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Krol. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Krol. For the veterans among your Krol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krol Life Expectancy

What is the average Krol lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Krol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Krol in 1944 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krol 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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