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Find more Kriel relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 11 less people named Kriel in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 269 people named Kriel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Kriel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 258 people named Kriel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 81
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • For 127 females, Anna was the most common name

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As Kriel families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 35% were first-generation Americans
  • 93 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 31 were born in foreign countries