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Kravets Surname Meaning

Ukrainian Rusyn Belorussian and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Ukrainian Rusyn and Belorussian kravets ‘tailor’ a derivative of Old Slavic kravati ‘to cut’. Compare Kravec Kravetz and Kravitz .

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

Similar surnames: Kravetz, Kravitz, Kravec, Kraut, Travers, Kraft, Draves, Rivett

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Where is the Kravets family from?

You can see how Kravets families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kravets family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Kravets families living in New Jersey. This was about 25% of all the recorded Kravets's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Kravets families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kravets surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kravets ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cake Decorator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kravets. 42% of Kravets men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Kravets women worked as a Cake Decorator. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cake Decorator
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kravets. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kravets 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 172 immigration records available for the last name Kravets. 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 70 military records available for the last name Kravets. For the veterans among your Kravets ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kravets lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kravets life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Kravets in 1962 was 88, and 81 in 2004.

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