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Kreischer Family History

Kreischer Name Meaning
habitational name for someone from a place called Kreische, Kreischa, or Kreischau in Saxony.nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German krischen ‘to shriek or cry’ or a metonymic occupational name for a torturer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kreischen ‘to make someone shriek (in pain)’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

22,857 Historical Documents with Kreischer on Ancestry.com
5,444 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
803 Military Records
357 Immigration Records
2,331 Census and Voter Lists
13,922 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kreischer Families

  • Number of Kreischer families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kreischer families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kreischer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kreischer Family Origin

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Kreischer Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kreischer

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Kreischer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kreischer census records

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Kreischer Civil War Service Records

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