Krauss Family History

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Krauss Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kraus.

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

Similar surnames: Krause, Krausz, Kraus, Klauss, Kreiss, Knauss, Krausse, Kraut, Fauss

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Krauss Family Origin

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Krauss Family Occupations

What did your Krauss ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Krauss occupation in Canada was Journalist. 100% of Krauss's were Journalists.

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  • Journalist


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

Krauss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Krauss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krauss 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Krauss. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Krauss. For the veterans among your Krauss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krauss Life Expectancy

What is the average Krauss lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Krauss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Krauss in 1945 was 27, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krauss 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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