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Kroupa Family History

Kroupa Name Meaning

Czech: from kroupa ‘(grain of) pearl barley’ probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in a mill or for a grain dealer. Compare Krupa and Kruppa .

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


Similar surnames: Krupa, Krupka, Kopa, Kruppa, Gruca, Krol, Roup, Koupal, Raspa, Kosa

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Where is the Kroupa family from?

You can see how Kroupa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kroupa family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Kroupa families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 32 Kroupa families living in Michigan. This was about 37% of all the recorded Kroupa's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Kroupa families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kroupa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kroupa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kroupa. 31% of Kroupa men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Kroupa women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kroupa were Salesman and Operator. .

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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

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Operator
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kroupa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kroupa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 946 immigration records available for the last name Kroupa. 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 870 military records available for the last name Kroupa. For the veterans among your Kroupa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kroupa lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kroupa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kroupa in 1957 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

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