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Konrad Name Meaning

German Polish Slovenian and Croatian; Czech Slovak and Hungarian (Konrád): from the personal name Konrad composed of the ancient Germanic elements kuoni ‘daring experienced’ + rād rāt ‘counsel’. This fell together at an early date with another ancient Germanic name of which the first element was chunni or kuni ‘race people’. Konrad was extremely popular as a personal name in central Europe during the Middle Ages being a hereditary name in several princely families as well as enjoying widespread popularity among the people at large. It was the name of several Christian saints including a 10th-century bishop of Constance. It was also adopted as a surname by Ashkenazic Jews in German-speaking provinces of Central and Eastern Europe as a Germanized form of Kohn or Cohn . Compare Conrad .

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


Similar surnames: Conrad, Konold, Konda, Korab, Oran, Conrado, Conradi, Kamradt, Hoad

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You can see how Konrad families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Konrad family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Konrad families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 17 Konrad families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 81% of all the recorded Konrad's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Konrad families in 1911.
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What did your Konrad ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Konrad. 67% of Konrad men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    67%
  • Machinist
    34%
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Passenger Lists

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There are 23,000 military records available for the last name Konrad. For the veterans among your Konrad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Konrad lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Konrad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Konrad in 1955 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

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