Krahn Family History

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Krahn Name Meaning

German: nickname for a slim or long-legged person, from Middle Low German krane ‘crane’. Compare Kranich.

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

Similar surnames: Krohn, Rahn, Krahe, Kahn, Kram, Krack, Krall, Krape, Ahn, Grahn

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Krahn Family Origin

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Krahn Family Occupations

What did your Krahn ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Krahn. 71% of Krahn men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Krahn women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krahn were Farm Labourer and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farm Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Handle Maker
  • Servant

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

Krahn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Krahn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krahn 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Krahn. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Krahn. For the veterans among your Krahn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krahn Life Expectancy

What is the average Krahn lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Krahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Krahn in 1959 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krahn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krahn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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