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Kras Surname Meaning

Polish: from kras ‘beauty good looks’ a nickname for a handsome person (see Krasny ). Dutch: nickname for a ferm and healthy person from Old French cras ‘fat’. Dutch: from Dutch kras ‘foreman’ probably cognate with sense

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

Similar surnames: Gras, Ras, Bras, Karas, Kuras, Krans, Krase, Krag, Grass, Sas

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Where is the Kras family from?

You can see how Kras families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kras family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Kras families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Kras family living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Kras's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Kras families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kras surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kras ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kras. 37% of Kras men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Kras women worked as a Saleslady. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Shipping Clerk
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kras 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 850 immigration records available for the last name Kras. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 455 military records available for the last name Kras. For the veterans among your Kras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kras lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kras in 1963 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

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