Kreps Name Meaning

Czech and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Krebs ‘crab’ or Yiddish kreps ‘crayfish’. As a Jewish name it is of ornamental origin; otherwise it was probably a nickname for someone with a peculiar gait.

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


Similar surnames: Krebs, Kreis, Krepps, Kress, Reis, Kreft, Kraus, Kren, Kruis, Krepp

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Kreps Family Origin

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Kreps Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kreps. A less common occupation for the Kreps family was Carpenter. The most common Kreps occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Kreps's were Farmers.

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Between 1954 and 2004, Kreps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Kreps in 1954 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kreps

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