Kross Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Kross Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a maker of mugs and jugs, from Middle Low German krus, kros ‘pitcher’, ‘ceramic drinking vessel’. (Kröss): variant of Kress 2.

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

Similar surnames: Kroes, Krass, Ross, Tross, Kress, Dross, Bross, Gross, Krock, Kroll

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Kross Family Origin

Where is the Kross family from?

Kross Family Occupations

What did your Kross ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Artificial Silk Dyer and School Porter were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kross. 25% of Kross men worked as an Artificial Silk Dyer and 50% of Kross women worked as a School Porter. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kross were Speciality Salesman and Unpaid Domestic Duties

View Census data for Kross | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Artificial Silk Dyer
  • Cowman
  • Skilled Labourer (general)
  • Speciality Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • School Porter
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Kross Historical Records

What Kross family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kross. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kross census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Kross

Passenger List

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

View all Kross immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kross. For the veterans among your Kross ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Kross military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kross family history.

Kross Life Expectancy

What is the average Kross lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kross life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kross in 1943 was 21, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kross

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kross 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.

Famous Kross Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial