Krekel Family History

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Krekel Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Aachen. German: nickname for a cantankerous person, from Low German kräkeln ‘to quarrel’. Dutch: nickname for someone thought to resemble a cricket, from Middle Dutch crekel, criekel ‘cricket’.

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


Similar surnames: Kreke, Kregel, Kunkel, Krengel, Kreisel, Brakel, Redel, Kiesel, Kegel

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Krekel Family Origin

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Krekel Family Occupations

What did your Krekel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Boot Maker and Brakeman On R.R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krekel. A less common occupation for the Krekel family was Cooper. The most common Krekel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Krekel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Boot Maker

    7%
  • Brakeman On R.R.

    7%
  • Cooper

    7%

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

Krekel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Krekel Life Expectancy

What is the average Krekel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Krekel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Krekel in 1963 was 73, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krekel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krekel 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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