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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kruger

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  1. Boer statesman (1825-1904)

Notable Persons Named Kruger

Kruger was born on February 7th, 1980 in Wolmaransstad.


Kruger Mwansa is an athlete for the Young Arrows F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kruger

Diane Kruger is an actress and model. She was most prominent from 1992 to present. Diane was given the name Diane Heidkrüger on July 15th, 1976 in Algermissen.


Barbara Kruger is an artist. Barbara was born on January 26th, 1945 in Newark, New Jersey, United States.


Paul Kruger was a President of the South African Republic. Paul was born on October 10th, 1825 in Whittlesea, Eastern Cape. He breathed his last breath on July 14th, 1904.


His career lasted from 1944 to 2011. Hardy was given the name Franz Eberhard August Krüger on April 12th, 1928 in Wedding (Berlin).


Sonia Kruger is a nine network presenter, radio host, entertainment report journalist, nine network, and nine networkpresenter. Sonia was given the name Sonia Melissa Kruger on August 28th, 1965 in Toowoomba.


Ehren Kruger is a screenwriter and film producer. Ehren was born on October 5th, 1972.


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International Interest for Kruger

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Kruger as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kruger U.S.
  White 94.22% 64.26%
  African American 0.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.68% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kruger

People with the last name Kruger are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kruger

  • How Popular is the name Kruger? As a last name Kruger was the 2,591st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kruger first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kruger is Wednesday, April 27th, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Kruger? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kruger. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kruger: Your name in reverse order is Regurk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Grruek. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kruger? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,898 people with the last name Kruger.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kruger? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Kruger as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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