Krape Family History

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Krape Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Krappe, the North German equivalent of Krapf, or alternatively a nickname from Middle Low German krape ‘carp’, a variant of karpe (see Karp).

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


Similar surnames: Krane, Grape, Krage, Krahe, Krapf, Rape, Rupe, Knapp, Raper, Pape

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Krape Family Origin

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Krape Family Occupations

What did your Krape ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krape. 8% of Krape men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Krape women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krape were Machinist and Corset Fitter

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    8%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Machinist
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Corset Fitter
    5%

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

Krape Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Krape. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krape 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 109 immigration records available for the last name Krape. 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 292 military records available for the last name Krape. For the veterans among your Krape ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krape Life Expectancy

What is the average Krape lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Krape life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Krape in 1954 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krape

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