Krenz Family History

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Krenz Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various place called Kreinitz, Krenitz, or Krensitz, so named from Middle High German greniz(e) ‘boundary’, ‘border’ (of Slavic origin), modern German Grenze. German: variant of Kranz.

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

Similar surnames: Kranz, Klenz, Grenz, Krech, Kritz, Frenz, Kretz, Pretz, Kring, Krans

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Krenz Family Origin

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Krenz Family Occupations

What did your Krenz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Krenz. 50% of Krenz men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Harness Maker

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

Krenz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Krenz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krenz 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 Krenz. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Krenz. For the veterans among your Krenz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krenz Life Expectancy

What is the average Krenz lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Krenz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Krenz in 1952 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krenz

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