Kroft Family History

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Kroft Name Meaning

Czech form of the German Kraft ‘strength’, ‘power’.

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


Similar surnames: Kraft, Krout, Proft, Kreft, Kost, Knost, Croft, Groft, Kott, Krafft

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Kroft Family Origin

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Kroft Family Occupations

What did your Kroft ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kroft. A less common occupation for the Kroft family was Factory Hand. The most common Kroft occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 33% of Kroft's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Factory Hand

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kroft ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kroft Historical Records

What Kroft family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kroft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kroft 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kroft. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kroft. For the veterans among your Kroft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kroft Life Expectancy

What is the average Kroft lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kroft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kroft in 1959 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kroft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kroft ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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