The Kravetz surname was an occupational name derived from the Ukrainian word "kravchik," a diminutive form of the Polish word "krawiec," which mean "tailor." Both of these words are derived from the Old Slavic word "kroit," which meant "to cut."
Kravetz Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Krovyak, Kravyak, Krovak, Krov, Krovanetsky, Kravchuk, Kravets, Kravchenko, Kravcheniuk, Kravch, Kravchik, Krawchenko, Krawec, Krawetz and many more.
Kravetz migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kravetz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Zuzanna Kravetz, aged 3, who immigrated to the United States from Tesztrel, Hungary, in 1907
Sose Kravetz, aged 23, who immigrated to America from Gaduthiski, Russia, in 1909
Morris Kravetz, aged 32, who immigrated to the United States from Manchester, England, in 1910
Reisel Kravetz, aged 40, who landed in America from Belostok, Russia, in 1910
Chaim Kravetz, aged 11, who immigrated to America from Belostok, Russia, in 1910