Kras Family History

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Kras Name Meaning

Polish: from kras ‘beauty’, ‘good looks’, a nickname for a handsome person (see Krasny). Dutch: nickname from Old French cras ‘fat’.

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


Similar surnames: Gras, Ras, Bras, Karas, Kuras, Krans, Krase, Krag, Grass, Sas

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Kras Family Origin

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Kras Family Occupations

What did your Kras ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kras. 19% of Kras men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Kras women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kras were New Worker and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Shipping Clerk
    7%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Assembler
    5%
  • Cleaning Lady
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

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

Kras Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kras 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 850 immigration records available for the last name Kras. 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 455 military records available for the last name Kras. For the veterans among your Kras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kras Life Expectancy

What is the average Kras lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kras in 1963 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kras

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kras 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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