Krage Family History

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Krage Name Meaning

from Middle High German krage ‘neck’, ‘collar’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of collars or someone who wore a distinctive collar. nickname from krage ‘simpleton’, ‘fool’. in the Rhineland, a variant of Krähe (see Kray).

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


Similar surnames: Krag, Krager, Kage, Krahe, Krane, Krape, Krabbe, Waage, Trager, Wrage

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Krage Family Origin

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Krage Family Occupations

What did your Krage ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krage. 14% of Krage men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Krage women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krage were Farm Laborer and Abstractor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Mechanic
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    8%
  • Nurse
    8%
  • Operator
    8%
  • Abstractor
    4%

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

Krage Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Krage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krage census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Krage. 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 Card

There are 760 military records available for the last name Krage. For the veterans among your Krage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krage Life Expectancy

What is the average Krage lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Krage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Krage in 1945 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krage

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