Kren Name Meaning

Austrian German and Czech (Kren): from Czech kren ‘horseradish’, hence a nickname for a keen, fit person, or possibly an occupational name for a dealer in spices and condiments. Jewish (from Belarus): unexplained. Slovenian: altered form of Hren.

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


Similar surnames: Koren, Ken, Hren, Bien, Kron, Krey, Wren, Oren, Uren, Koen

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Kren Family Origin

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Kren Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Painter

    20%
  • R.R. Laborer

    20%

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In 1880, Keeping House, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kren. The most common Kren occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Kren's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Kren family was R.R. Laborer.

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Kren Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Kren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kren in 1951 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kren

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