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Krupa Family History

Krupa Name Meaning

Polish Ukrainian and Rusyn; Slovak (also Krúpa): nickname or metonymic occupational name from Polish krupa Slovak krúpa (Slovak usually in plural: krúpy) meaning ‘groats’ or ‘coarsely ground grains’ in Polish also ‘sleet’. This surname is also found in Germany where it is mainly of Polish origin and in Croatia where it is in part of Slovak origin (see also 4 below). Compare Kruppa . Czech: variant of Kroupa . Croatian: nickname from krupa ‘sleet’ the same Slavic word as in 1 above and 3 above. Sorbian: nickname or metonymic occupational name from Upper Sorbian krupa ‘(grain of) pearl barley’ also ‘hail’. This surname is found mainly in a Germanized form Kruppa .

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

Similar surnames: Krupka, Kroupa, Kruppa, Kupka, Kuna, Krupke, Kruse, Kruck, Kula

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Where is the Krupa family from?

You can see how Krupa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krupa family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Krupa families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Krupa families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 34% of all the recorded Krupa's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Krupa families in 1911.
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What did your Krupa ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Krupa. 100% of Krupa men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Krupa women worked as a Servant. .

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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

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Servant
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Krupa. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Krupa. For the veterans among your Krupa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krupa lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Krupa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Krupa in 1947 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

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