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

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Factory Hand

    33%

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

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Kroft Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kroft

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