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Kreiter Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German kreter ‘quarreler’, ‘argumentative person’, ‘legal counsel’, a derivative of Middle Low German krete ‘discord’, hence a nickname for a quarrelsome person or an occupational name for a legal representative. German: variant of Kreider. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a seller of herbs, from Yiddish krayter ‘herbs’ (see Kraut).

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


Similar surnames: Reiter, Kreiser, Kreiner, Kreitner, Kreutzer, Kreuter, Breiter

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Kreiter Family Origin

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Kreiter Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kreiter. A less common occupation for the Kreiter family was Lawyer. The most common Kreiter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Kreiter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • House Carpenter

    5%
  • Lawyer

    5%

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Kreiter Historical Records

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Kreiter Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Kreiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kreiter in 1953 was 40, and 86 in 2004.

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