Krom Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a hunchback, from Middle Dutch crom ‘crooked’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish krom ‘shop’, ‘store’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a retailer.

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


Similar surnames: Kram, Kron, Krol, Trom, Troy, Rom, Kamm, Krim, Krum, Kroll

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Krom Family Origin

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Krom Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Krom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Krom's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krom. A less common occupation for the Krom family was Farm Laborer.

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Krom Historical Records

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Krom Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Krom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Krom in 1951 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krom

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