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Krabbe Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German krabbe ‘small crab’, ‘shrimp’, ‘prawn’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who caught or sold shellfish or a nickname for a lively person. Dutch, Danish, and Swedish: from Middle Dutch crabbe, Old Norse krabbi ‘crab’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who caught or sold shellfish or perhaps a nickname for someone with a peculiar gait.

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


Similar surnames: Crabb, Kibbe, Krage, Frable, Grable, Knobbe, Krahe, Krause, Krane

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Krabbe Family Origin

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Krabbe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krabbe. A less common occupation for the Krabbe family was Blacksmith. The most common Krabbe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Krabbe's were Farmers.

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Krabbe Historical Records

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Krabbe Life Expectancy

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