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Kreisel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a perpetually active and somewhat disorganized person, from Middle High German kriusel, German Kreisel, Yiddish krayzl ‘spinning top’; or alternatively a nickname for someone with curly hair from the same word in the sense ‘spiral’, ‘curl’.

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


Similar surnames: Krengel, Kreiser, Meisel, Kreiter, Keitel, Reise, Preiser, Reigel

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Kreisel Family Origin

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Kreisel Family Occupations

What did your Kreisel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kreisel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Kreisel's were Farmers. Farmer, Beer Saloon and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kreisel. A less common occupation for the Kreisel family was Keeps Notion Store.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Beer Saloon

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Keeps Notion Store

    8%

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

Kreisel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kreisel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreisel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kreisel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kreisel. For the veterans among your Kreisel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kreisel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kreisel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kreisel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Kreisel in 1963 was 70, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kreisel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kreisel 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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