History of your Surname
Get access to Krusen family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Krusen Family History

Krusen Surname Meaning

German: patronymic from Krus or Kruse . Compare Crusen . Americanized form of Dutch Kroesen . See also Cruzan .

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


Similar surnames: Kruzan, Cruson, Cruzen, Dresen, Housen, Karlsen, Bruen, Ruen, Ruse

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Krusen family from?

You can see how Krusen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krusen family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Krusen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Krusen families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Krusen's in USA. New York had the highest population of Krusen families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krusen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krusen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Krusen. 17% of Krusen men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Krusen women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krusen were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

View Census Data for Krusen | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Nurse
    30%
  • Clerk
    30%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Krusen family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Krusen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krusen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Krusen

Passenger Lists

There are 353 immigration records available for the last name Krusen. 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.

View all Krusen immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 558 military records available for the last name Krusen. For the veterans among your Krusen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Krusen military records

You've only scratched the surface of Krusen family history

Discover More

What is the average Krusen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Krusen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Krusen in 1962 was 81, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krusen

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Krusen family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Krusen last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial