Kroll Family History

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Kroll Name Meaning

German and Dutch: nickname for someone with curly hair, from Middle High German krol ‘curly’, Middle Low German krulle ‘ringlet’, ‘curl’, Middle Dutch croel, crul (apparently a loanword from German). German and Polish: variant of Krol. German: (also Kröll): from the Germanic personal name Rollo, based on hrod ‘renown’, ‘victory’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Krol.

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

Similar surnames: Knoll, Groll, Roll, Krell, Krol, Krock, Koll, Krull, Doll, Krall

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Kroll Family Origin

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Kroll Family Occupations

What did your Kroll ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and City Health Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Kroll. 34% of Kroll men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Kroll women worked as a City Health Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kroll were Caretaker and Storekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Barber
  • Butcher
  • Caretaker

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • City Health Nurse
  • Operator
  • Storekeeper

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

Kroll Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Kroll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kroll 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Kroll. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Kroll. For the veterans among your Kroll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kroll Life Expectancy

What is the average Kroll lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Kroll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kroll in 1947 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kroll

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kroll 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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