Kraut Family History

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Kraut Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a market gardener or a herbalist, from Middle High German krut ‘herb’, ‘plant’,‘cabbage’. It is also found in eastern Slovenia. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental or metonymic occupational name from German Kraut ‘herb’, ‘cabbage’.

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

Similar surnames: Kaut, Kraft, Kratt, Kraus, Traub, Krause, Traut, Kram, Braun, Kau

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Kraut Family Origin

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Kraut Family Occupations

What did your Kraut ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kraut.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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

Kraut Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kraut. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kraut 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 Kraut. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kraut. For the veterans among your Kraut ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kraut Life Expectancy

What is the average Kraut lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kraut life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Kraut in 1950 was 50, and 63 in 2004.

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