Krekeler Family History

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Krekeler Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name from Krekler, a plateau near Höxter, or from Krekel, near Aachen.

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


Similar surnames: Krekel, Kreidler, Kressler, Peeler, Kreller, Keeler, Reker, Kreiser

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Krekeler Family Origin

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Krekeler Family Occupations

What did your Krekeler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher and Cooper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Krekeler. The most common Krekeler occupation in the USA was Butcher. 33% of Krekeler's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Krekeler family was Stone Mason.

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  • Butcher

    33%
  • Cooper

    33%
  • Stone Mason

    33%

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Krekeler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Krekeler Life Expectancy

What is the average Krekeler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Krekeler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Krekeler in 1962 was 82, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krekeler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krekeler 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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