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Kraak Family History

Kraak Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch crake, craek ‘ship’,‘galleon’, presumably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a ship builder or a mariner. German: habitational name from a place so named in Mecklenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Raak, Krack, Kruck, Krans, Kaas, Krock, Krick, Kauk, Kraut, Kraai

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Where is the Kraak family from?

You can see how Kraak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kraak family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kraak families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Kraak family living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Kraak's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Kraak families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kraak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kraak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kraak. 28% of Kraak men worked as a Machinist and 34% of Kraak women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kraak were Cabinet Maker and Housewife.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Machinist
    28%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • New Worker
    19%
  • Cabinet Maker
    19%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    34%
  • Operator
    23%
  • Nurse
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kraak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kraak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 777 immigration records available for the last name Kraak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 404 military records available for the last name Kraak. For the veterans among your Kraak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kraak lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Kraak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kraak in 1953 was 46, and 78 in 2003.

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