Kreischer Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Keicher, Kreiser, Kerscher, Reiser, Drescher, Reicher, Streicher

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Kreischer Family Origin

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Kreischer Family Occupations

What did your Kreischer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kreischer family was Carver. The most common Kreischer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Kreischer's were Farmers. Farmer, Fire Brick Manufac. and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kreischer.

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  • Farmer

  • Fire Brick Manufac.

  • Barber

  • Carver


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kreischer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kreischer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kreischer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreischer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 387 immigration records available for the last name Kreischer. 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 Card

There are 835 military records available for the last name Kreischer. For the veterans among your Kreischer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kreischer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kreischer lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kreischer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kreischer in 1949 was 40, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kreischer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kreischer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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