Krieger Family History
Krieger Name Meaning
Swiss German and German; Dutch (of German origin; also De Krieger): occupational name for a mercenary soldier Middle High German krieger. It is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and in some central European countries e.g. in Czechia. Compare Cregar and Kreiger . German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a quarrelsome person (see Krieg ). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kruger .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022