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Kravetz Surname Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Kravets ‘tailor’. Americanized form of Ukrainian Rusyn or Belorussian Kravets ‘tailor’ and its Rusyn variant (from Slovakia) Kravec .

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


Similar surnames: Kravets, Kravitz, Kravec, Krawitz, Ravitz, Rantz, Kupetz, Kranitz

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Where is the Kravetz family from?

You can see how Kravetz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kravetz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Kravetz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Kravetz family living in British Columbia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Kravetz's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Kravetz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kravetz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kravetz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kravetz. 31% of Kravetz men worked as a Salesman and 28% of Kravetz women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kravetz were Manager and Typist. .

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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

  • Salesman
    31%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Proprietor
    16%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    28%
  • Packer
    17%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Typist
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kravetz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kravetz 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 899 immigration records available for the last name Kravetz. 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 556 military records available for the last name Kravetz. For the veterans among your Kravetz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kravetz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kravetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kravetz in 1962 was 63, and 78 in 2004.

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