Kraner Family History

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Kraner Name Meaning

German (Austria) and Slovenian: Germanized form of the Slovenian habitational name Kranjec (also found in the forms Krajnc and Kranjc), denoting someone from Kranjska province (Latin name Carniola, German Krain), a historical name for the central part of medieval Slovenia. The name was also used as a term denoting a Slovenian.

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

Similar surnames: Kroner, Kramer, Klauer, Krayer, Kinner, Graner, Bradner, Ranger

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Kraner Family Origin

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Kraner Family Occupations

What did your Kraner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kraner. The most common Kraner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Kraner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kraner family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Baker

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kraner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kraner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kraner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kraner 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 Kraner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kraner. For the veterans among your Kraner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kraner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kraner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kraner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kraner in 1962 was 80, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kraner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kraner 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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