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Krings Family History

Krings Name Meaning

German (Rhineland and Bavaria): from a reduced vernacular form of the medieval personal name Quirinus, a name borne by several early Christian saints. Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a circular path or waterway.

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


Similar surnames: Kring, Rings, Klinge, Ring, Frings, Kries, Krans, Dring, Riggs, Rinks

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Where is the Krings family from?

You can see how Krings families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krings family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Krings families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Krings families living in Durham. This was about 40% of all the recorded Krings's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Krings families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krings surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krings ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Krings. 31% of Krings men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Krings women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krings were Farm Laborer and Housewife. .

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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%
  • Farm Operator
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    30%
  • Clerk
    18%
  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Housewife
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Krings. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krings 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 505 immigration records available for the last name Krings. 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 892 military records available for the last name Krings. For the veterans among your Krings ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krings lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Krings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Krings in 1956 was 68, and 83 in 2004.

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