Kroese Family History

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Kroese Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Middle Dutch croes(e), cruese ‘stone jar’, ‘drinking vessel’. nickname for someone with curly hair, from Middle Dutch croes ‘curly’, ‘crinkly’.

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


Similar surnames: Kroes, Croes, Kruse, Reese, Krause, Kries, Grose, Roese, Rouse

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Kroese Family Origin

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Kroese Family Occupations

What did your Kroese ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Kroese. 52% of Kroese men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    52%
  • Farm Laborer
    23%
  • Carpenter
    13%
  • Manager
    7%

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

Kroese Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kroese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kroese 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 554 immigration records available for the last name Kroese. 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 164 military records available for the last name Kroese. For the veterans among your Kroese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kroese Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Kroese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kroese in 1957 was 51, and 78 in 2003.

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