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Krack Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle Low German krack ‘underbrush’ or from Middle High German krac ‘crevice’. German: nickname for someone with dark hair or a harsh raucous voice from krack ‘crow’. Dutch: variant mostly archaic or Americanized of Krak from Middle Dutch crake craek ‘carrack’ (a type of large merchant ship) hence a metonymic occupational name for the master or owner of such a ship. Compare Kraak .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kruck, Krock, Brack, Kraak, Krank, Haack, Frack, Krans, Rock, Plack

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Where is the Krack family from?

You can see how Krack families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krack family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Krack families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Krack families living in Alberta. This was about 67% of all the recorded Krack's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Krack families in 1911.
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What did your Krack ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Krack. 20% of Krack men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Krack women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krack were Mechanic and Secretary. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Carpenter
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Krack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krack 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 792 immigration records available for the last name Krack. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Krack. For the veterans among your Krack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krack lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Krack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Krack in 1963 was 68, and 81 in 2004.

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