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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Krupa

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A submission from Illinois, United States says the name Krupa means "Barley".
  • According to a user from India, the name Krupa is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Mercy".
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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Krupa

Joanna Krupa is an actress, model, actor, and model (people). Joanna was born on April 23rd, 1979 in Warsaw.


Gene Krupa was a jazz, swing music, and dixieland musician. He plays Drum kit. He was most active from 1920 to 1973. Gene was given the name Eugene Bertram Krupa on January 15th, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. He breathed his last breath on October 16th, 1973.


Olek Krupa is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1979. Olek was given the name Aleksander Krupa on August 31st, 1955 in Rybnik. Olek is also known as Krupa and Aleksander.


Alfred was born on June 14th, 1971. Alfred is also known as Kruppa and Baron de Krupa.



Joe was born on July 6th, 1933 in Chicago. Joe is also known as Krupa and Joseph S.. He passed away on September 13th, 2011.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Krupa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Krupa U.S.
  White 96.12% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Krupa

People with the last name Krupa are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Krupa

  • How Popular is the name Krupa? Krupa is the 18,504th most popular name of all time. As a last name Krupa was the 8,138th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Krupa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 403 babies born with the first name Krupa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Krupa to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Krupa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Krupa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Krupa was in 1996 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Random Krupa Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Krupa is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Krupa: Your name in reverse order is Apurk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Pruak. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Krupa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,073 people with the last name Krupa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Krupa? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Krupa as their last name.

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