Kraska Family History

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Kraska Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Polish kraska ‘European roller’ (a species of bird of the crow family, noted for its fine feathers, also for its loud and persistent cry), hence (in Polish) a nickname for a garrulous person. As a Jewish name it is mainly ornamental. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a dyer, from Belorussian kraska ‘dye’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Belorussian and Ukrainian kraska, denoting a kind of flower.

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


Similar surnames: Laska, Krupka, Kafka, Krack, Kasza, Kaske, Kalka, Raspa, Kluska

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Kraska Family Origin

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Kraska Family Occupations

What did your Kraska ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kraska occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Kraska's were Farmers.

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Kraska Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kraska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kraska 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kraska. 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 Kraska. For the veterans among your Kraska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kraska Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kraska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Kraska in 1957 was 47, and 69 in 2004.

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