Kruse Name Meaning

German and Danish: nickname for someone with curly hair, a Low German variant of Kraus. German: from Middle High German kruse ‘pitcher’, ‘ceramic drinking vessel’; a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of jugs or a nickname for a heavy drinker.

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


Similar surnames: Krause, Cruse, Kruck, Kuse, Druse, Kus, Ruge, Kruis, Krus, Rupe

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Kruse Family Origin

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Kruse Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Carpenter & Joiner

    7%
  • Civil Servt Assit Brith Museum

    7%
  • Commercial Clerk

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kruse family was Commercial Clerk. The most common Kruse occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 7% of Kruse's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Carpenter & Joiner and Civil Servt Assit Brith Museum were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kruse.

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Kruse Historical Records

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Kruse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Kruse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kruse in 1942 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kruse

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