History of your Surname
Get access to Krepp family records.Start a free trial

Krepp Family History

Krepp Name Meaning

Bavarian topographic name for someone living in a hollow (‘in der Greppen’). from a Slavic personal name meaning ‘firm’.

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


Similar surnames: Repp, Trapp, Knapp, Krupp, Kreps, Kepp, Tepp, Rapp, Kretz, Krech

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Krepp family from?

You can see how Krepp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krepp family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Krepp families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Krepp families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Krepp's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Krepp families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krepp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krepp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krepp. 47% of Krepp men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Krepp women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krepp were Retired and Housewife.

View Census data for Krepp | Data not to scale

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

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    47%
  • Truck Driver
    22%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Retired
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Housework
    25%
  • Telephone Operator
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Krepp family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Krepp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krepp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Krepp

Passenger Lists

There are 245 immigration records available for the last name Krepp. 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.

View all Krepp immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 611 military records available for the last name Krepp. For the veterans among your Krepp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Krepp military records

You've only scratched the surface of Krepp family history.

Discover More

What is the average Krepp lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2003, in the United States, Krepp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Krepp in 1943 was 38, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krepp

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Krepp family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial