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Krok Family History

Krok Surname Meaning

Polish: nickname for someone with an unusual walk from krok ‘gait step’. German: variant of Krock . Swedish: nickname or soldier's name from krok ‘crook bend’ probably originally alluding to a bent back. Altered form of Dutch Krook and possibly also of German Krog . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from the town of Kroki (today Krakės Lithuania).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Krock, Krook, Krol, Kron, Kruk, Klos, Kroll, Krom, Kroh, Kauk

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Where is the Krok family from?

You can see how Krok families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krok family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Krok families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Krok family living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Krok's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Krok families in 1911.
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What did your Krok ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Krok. 32% of Krok men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Krok women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krok were Assembler and Seamstress. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Machinist
  • Assembler

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Trained Nurse
  • Seamstress
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Krok. 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 Cards

There are 397 military records available for the last name Krok. For the veterans among your Krok ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krok lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Krok life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Krok in 1944 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

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