Kreiser Family History
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Kreiser Name Meaning
German: habitational name for someone from a place named Kreisau. German: occupational name for a forest warden or a guard protecting crops from birds and thieves, from an agent derivative of kreisen ‘to circulate’, ‘to go round’. German (in Tyrol): habitational name for someone from St. Quirinus. Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps a derivative of Kreis.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press