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Kravec Family History

Kravec Surname Meaning

Rusyn (from Slovakia): Slovakized form of Kravets ‘tailor’. Compare Krawiec . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Kravets ‘tailor’. In some cases this may also be a variant transliteration of the same Ukrainian and Belorussian name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kravets, Kravetz, Kramer, Brave, Krawiec, Krasne, Krane, Traver

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Where is the Kravec family from?

You can see how Kravec families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kravec family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Kravec families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Kravec family living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Kravec's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Kravec families in 1911.
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What did your Kravec ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Kravec. 30% of Kravec men worked as a Laborer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Porter
    9%
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Census Records

There are 692 census records available for the last name Kravec. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kravec census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 366 immigration records available for the last name Kravec. 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 Cards

There are 265 military records available for the last name Kravec. For the veterans among your Kravec ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kravec lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kravec life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Kravec in 1957 was 59, and 87 in 2004.

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