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Kron Surname Meaning

German and Swedish: from Middle High German krōn(e) ‘garland chaplet diadem’ Swedish krona (from Latin corona). As a German surname it may have been a topographic or habitational name referring to a house with this sign or a nickname for a bald or tonsured man. The Swedish surname on the other hand is probably an ornamental name. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Krone . Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Kroyne a derivative of Yiddish kroyn ‘crown’. Compare Cron and Cronn .

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

Similar surnames: Krone, Kroon, Krol, Krohn, Ron, Kroner, Krok, Krob, Krom, Kroll

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Where is the Kron family from?

You can see how Kron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kron families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Kron families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Kron's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Kron families in 1911.
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What did your Kron ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Kron. 38% of Kron men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Kron women worked as a Teacher. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Student

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Teacher
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kron. 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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There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Kron. For the veterans among your Kron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kron lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kron in 1950 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

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