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Kreidler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who gathered or sold chalk from Middle High German krīde German Kreide ‘chalk’ + the agent suffix -ler. German: habitational name for someone from Kreidel in Silesia. South German: variant of Kreuter .

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


Similar surnames: Reisler, Kreiser, Kreider, Kreiter, Kreisler, Seidler, Kreiner

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Where is the Kreidler family from?

You can see how Kreidler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kreidler family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Kreidler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 14 Kreidler families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 93% of all the recorded Kreidler's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kreidler families in 1840.
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What did your Kreidler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kreidler. 17% of Kreidler men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Kreidler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kreidler were Farmer and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Labor
    7%
  • Farmer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    31%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Saleslady
    9%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kreidler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreidler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 481 immigration records available for the last name Kreidler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kreidler. For the veterans among your Kreidler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kreidler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kreidler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Kreidler in 1962 was 93, and 73 in 2004.

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