Kreitner Family History

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Kreitner Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish krayt ‘chalk’ + the agent suffix -ner. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Krauter.

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

Similar surnames: Kreiter, Kreiner, Reisner, Leitner, Kreidler, Kritzer, Kreitzer

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Kreitner Family Origin

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Kreitner Family Occupations

What did your Kreitner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kreitner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kreitner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kreitner family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer and Machinist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kreitner.

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  • Farmer

  • Machinist

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Kreitner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kreitner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreitner 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 283 immigration records available for the last name Kreitner. 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 667 military records available for the last name Kreitner. For the veterans among your Kreitner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kreitner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kreitner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kreitner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kreitner in 1945 was 25, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kreitner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kreitner 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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