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Kreitler Family History

Kreitler Name Meaning

German: variant of Kreiter.

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


Similar surnames: Kreitner, Kreiter, Kreidler, Kreitzer, Kritzer, Breitner, Reiter

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Where is the Kreitler family from?

You can see how Kreitler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kreitler family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Kreitler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kreitler family living in North Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Kreitler's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Kreitler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kreitler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kreitler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kreitler. 47% of Kreitler men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Kreitler women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kreitler were Farming and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farming
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kreitler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreitler 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 250 immigration records available for the last name Kreitler. 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 259 military records available for the last name Kreitler. For the veterans among your Kreitler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kreitler lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Kreitler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Kreitler in 1960 was 39, and 54 in 2003.

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